Union for Democracy Rally —an awareness rally was organised with an innovative approach by district administration Bokaro to increase the voting percentage in Assembly poll on Thursday.
The Rally led by District Election Officer-cum- Deputy Commissioner Bokaro Mukesh Kumar started from Circuit House to Library Ground, Sector-5 Patthar Katta Chowk, to increase voting percentage and voter awareness, said a public relations official.
All public and private industry personnel, including all district-level officials and employees enthusiastically participated in the rally. Addressing media persons, the DC said, district administration is ready to conduct a peaceful and fearless poll with record turnout of voters in Bermo and Gomia and Bokaro and Chandankiyari Assembly constituencies scheduled to go to poll in safe and peaceful environment. "We are also ready from the security point of view. Besides security personnel Magistrates, Micro observers would be deployed to conduct the peaceful poll," he added.
Security personnel comprising CRPF, BSF, Jharkhand police personnel, Magistrates, Micro observers would be deployed to conduct a peaceful poll, he said.
Vijay Kumar Gupta AC Bokaro is the Returning Officer (RO) for Gomia Assembly constituency (34), Prem Ranjan SDO Bermo is the RO for Bermo (35), Bijay Kumar SDO Chas is for Bokaro Assembly constituency (36) and James Surin is the RO for Chandankiyari assembly constituency, informed the DC.
According to the proposed final roll (12 October 2019), there are 13,33,344 voters in four Assembly constituency includes Gomia (273481), Bermo (306630), Bokaro (515971) and Chandankiyari (237262); addition of voter's name are still on, said DC.
Meanwhile, Prohibitory orders under CrPC Section 144 have been imposed ahead of poll across the district. Banning rallies, sit-ins, meetings and use of loudspeakers without prior permission across the district till the election process concludes, said an official.
The administration also put restrictions on defacing public property, putting up billboards and banners, and other activities related to polls. For any such activity prior permission has to be obtained from the concerned Nodal officer or District Collector, he said.