Kerala Assembly election 2021: 59,292 Police officials to oversee April 6 polls

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Thiruvananthapuram: State Police main Loknath Behra connected Saturday (April 3) informed that the Kerala Police is afloat geared to supply each the information connected April 6, the polling time and has posted 59,292 constabulary officials for duty.

"481 constabulary stations successful the authorities person been divided into 142 sub-divisions and are nether the nonstop power of the 14 territory constabulary chiefs. Of the 59,292 constabulary officials, it includes 24,788 peculiar constabulary officers and comprises 258 lawman superintendents of police, 784 inspectors and 4,405 sub inspectors," said Behra.

Apart from the Kerala Police officials, determination volition beryllium 140 companies of CISF, CRPF and BSF officials and this is the biggest deployment of cardinal forces successful immoderate predetermination successful the state.

The polling booths are located astatine 13,830 places and it volition person 1,694 patrolling teams and this squad tin scope immoderate polling booth if a request arises successful a substance of 10 minutes.

"Each squad volition person a videographer too drones which would beryllium enactment into service, particularly successful interior places. It has besides been decided to springiness constabulary extortion to polling agents and those who tendency tin get successful interaction with their respective constabulary stations. There volition beryllium a 24 hr power country astatine the authorities constabulary headquarters," said Behra.

In a related development, the Chief Electoral Officer informed the Kerala High Court that full information has been provided astatine the introduction points successful Idukki territory bordering Tamil Nadu to show radical who are entering the authorities connected the April 5 and 6.

The serviceman informed the tribunal aft 3 Congress-led UDF candidates successful Idukki came with a petition that it`s communal signifier for radical who unrecorded successful the borderline areas to ballot successful Tamil Nadu and Kerala and specified things should not happen.

Incidentally Kerala and Tamil Nadu spell to polls connected April 6.

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