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Flying squad teams are playing an important role in ensuring compliance of election code of conduct in district: DEO

January 20, 2022 11:03 AM

Deputy Commissioner-cum-District Election Officer Smt. Apneet Riyait informed that with the announcement of Vidhan Sabha elections by the Election Commission of India, flying squad teams started working in the district. 45 Flying Squad teams have been deployed in all the seven assembly constituencies of the district to ensure adherence to the Model Code of Conduct. She said that the Flying Squad was working round the clock on shift basis so that the Legislative Assembly elections could be conducted smoothly in the district.


The District Election Officer said that according to the requirement of each assembly constituency, teams have been formed. Vidhan Sabha Constituency: 6 in Mukerian, 5 in Dasuya, 6 in Udmur, 3 in Sham Chaurasi, 7 in Hoshiarpur, 9- 9 Flying Squad teams have been formed in Chabbewal and Garhshankar, which leave immediately on receipt of complaint and After taking action on the complaint, it reports it to the Returning Officer concerned.


She said that so far 186 complaints have been sent to the Flying Squad in the district, and all the complaints have been disposed of in a time bound manner from these teams. District Election Officer Smt. Apneet Riyait told that the teams work 24 hours in different shifts and their shifts are from 6 am to 2 pm, 2 pm to 10 pm and 10 pm to 6 am. Is. Because these teams are constantly working, so on receiving the complaint, many times the team has to leave the food and leave for the settlement of the complaint.


Appreciating the flying squad team for the election duty being done day and night, he directed them to perform the duty more seriously in the coming days. Describing the work of Flying Squad Team, Smt. Apneet Riyait said that apart from the driver, every Flying Squad team consists of three police personnel, one cameraman, one Flying Squad team incharge, 1st rank four personnel.


After the complaint on C-VIZL, the complaint is transferred by the Returning Officer to the Flying Squad team and on accepting the complaint on C-VIZL app, the team gets the location of the complaint location and after that the entire team gets the location of the concerned location.

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