A high level meeting was held at the Assam State Election Commission office on Friday regarding the Panchayat polls in Assam that is scheduled to be held by December 15. An ordinance will be promulgated in the first week of November, said State Election Commissioner Harendra Nath Bora.
“The first notification will be released within the first week of November. A total of 1,40,000 civil employees and 1 lakh security personnel will be deployed,” said Bora
Additional Director General of Police, Law & Order, Assam, Mukesh Agarwal said, “We are ready for the polls.
Officials of State Election Commission (sec), Kanak Chandra Sarma, Secretary, Home & Political Department, Preetom Saikia Commissioner and Secretary Department of Elementary Education, Officials of Panchayat & Rural Development Department and top Officials of many departments were present at the meeting.
There are 2,200 Gaon panchayats in Assam.