Check posts to keep a check on trouble makers

Navdeep Rinwa

Lucknow: State Chief Electoral Officer Navdeep Rinwa said that the guidelines of the Election Commission of India are being strictly followed to maintain law and order in Uttar Pradesh. The Chief Electoral Officer said that in compliance with the instructions of the Election Commission of India, action is being taken by Police, Income Tax, Excise, Narcotics and other departments. For intensive checking, 513 inter-state check posts and 1855 check posts are operated within the state. From March 16 to April 15, 2024, 485 licensed weapons were seized from criminal persons…

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Visually handicapped people will be given the facility of  Braille script 

Navdeep Rinwa

Lucknow: Chief Electoral Officer of the state,  Navdeep Rinwa has said that in the Lok Sabha General Election-2024, visually impaired voters are being given the facility to vote through dummy ballot sheets in Braille script. This sheet will be available at every polling booth. In the EVM, the Braille serial numbers of the candidates are engraved on the right side of the blue button. After the list of candidates is prepared, this list is being prepared in Braille script. In the dummy ballot sheet with Braille script, firstly the number…

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UP CEO keeps an eye on defaulters in poll season

Lucknow: Chief Electoral Officer of the state,  Navdeep Rinwa said that with the announcement of the election dates of Lok Sabha General Election-2024 by the Election Commission of India on March 16, 2024, there is a need to conduct free, fair, peaceful, fear-free, inducement-free, inclusive and safe voting in the state. Model code of conduct is applicable in the entire state. The Chief Electoral Officer said that to ensure effective compliance of the Model Code of Conduct, a total of 80,47,916 publicity materials have been removed from public and private…

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Publicity time for parties decided by lottery method

Navdeep Rinwa

Lucknow:  Under the chairmanship of Chief Electoral Officer of Uttar Pradesh, Navdeep Rinwa, the time allotted for publicity in Akashvani and Doordarshan was received from the recognized national parties in the state and the date of recording and broadcast was determined through lottery method in the time allotted to the state parties. A meeting was organized at the election office with representatives of all recognized political parties. In the meeting, a lottery was conducted in the presence of representatives of recognized national and state parties and officials of All India…

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Political party activities see a sudden spike says UP CEO

Navdeep Rinwa

Lucknow:  Chief Electoral Officer of Uttar Pradesh,  Navdeep Rinwa said that since the announcement of Lok Sabha General Elections-2024 and implementation of the Model Code of Conduct, a large number of rallies, opening of temporary party offices, door-to-door applications have been received from political parties and candidates on the Suvidha Portal. Requests for permission are being received for door to door publicity, video vans, helicopters, obtaining vehicle permits and pamphlet distribution. 3273 requests have been received on the Suvidha portal in Uttar Pradesh. After studying the requests, the requests are…

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Intelligentsia keeps an eye on black money

Navdeep Rinwa

Lucknow: To prevent black money in elections, intelligence agencies have been instructed to keep strict vigil at all airports. Chief Electoral Officer Navdeep Rinwa said that on the instructions of the Election Commission of India, the Investigation Directorate of the Income Tax Department has made extensive arrangements to stop the use of black money in 2024 elections. Air Intelligence Units (AIU) are working at all the airports of Uttar Pradesh state as well as airports with commercial flights coming from other states. These units are keeping a strict vigil on…

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Efforts to stem model code violations continue on a war footing

Navdeep Rinwa

Lucknow: Chief Electoral Officer of the state,  Navdeep Rinwa said that with the announcement of the election dates of Lok Sabha General Election-2024 by the Election Commission of India on March 16, 2024, there is a need to conduct free, fair, peaceful, fear-free, inducement-free, inclusive and safe voting in the state. Model code of conduct is applicable in the entire state. The Chief Electoral Officer said that action is being taken by Police, Income Tax, Excise, Narcotics and other departments in effective compliance of the Model Code of Conduct. For…

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