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Election observers meet political parties

Shillong Times 2018-08-10 15:11:22
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Election observers meet political parties

TURA: In view of the Bye-Election to the 51-South Tura (ST) Assembly Constituency, General Observer, Benudhar Behara and Expenditure Observer, S K Narayana Reddy met the representatives of political parties on Thursday evening at DRDA Conference Hall, Tura.

During the meeting, the General Observer Benudhar Behera advised them to adhere to the guidelines of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) in order to ensure smooth conduct of elections to the 51-South Tura (ST) Assembly constituency.

Expenditure Observer, S K Narayana Reddy told the representatives of political parties to inform if there is any problem with regard to the expenditure statement of their respective candidates.

West Garo Hills District Election Officer, Ram Singh also advise them to follow the guidelines of MCC and asked them to attend whenever they are called for monitoring of their expenditures and to submit their election expenditure statement when they are ask for. He sought cooperation of all for the conduct of free and fair election.

Returning Officer to the 51-South Tura (ST) Assembly Constituency, S B Marak informed the representatives of political parties that the Supplement which was printed after the changes made during continuous updating up to the last date of making nomination would be provided to the political parties. She also informed that as part of the SVEEP activities different awareness programmes with regard to election are being organised by sector officers and extra effort was being taken to make house to house visit of the different voters in the constituency.