The Election Commission of India has selected seven officials and an NGO from Delhi for the “Best Electoral Practices Awards-2020”. They will be honoured here on the occasion of National Voters Day on January 25.
The officials who have bagged the awards are State Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Dr Ranbir Singh and DEO (South East) Harleen Kaur for best election management while Special CP (Crime and EoW) Praveer Ranjan; the then Special CP (Land and Order, South Delhi) RS Krishnia; the then Addl CP (Central District) Mandeep Singh Randhawa; Deputy CP (New Delhi district) Dr Eish Singhal have been recognised for their contribution in ensuring law and order during the polls. Krishnia is now DGP Puducherry while Randhawa is Addl CP (Traffic).
Dr Satendra Singh, Associate Professor at GTB Hospital, Delhi and an NGO, Action for Ability Development and Inclusion (AADI), have been chosen for helping carrying out accessible elections during the Delhi polls.