JAMMU: The State Chief Electoral Officer Shantmanu today took stock of preparedness in the wake of Assembly elections in Punjab, scheduled to be held on February 4, in border district Kathua of Jammu region.
The CEO called for observing complete dry day on liquor shops falling under 3 km radius from the border of Punjab on February 4; polling day for Assembly elections in Punjab.
Mr Shantmanu had detailed discussion on security arrangements on both sides of the border between J&K and Punjab and called for joint security set up for ensuring peaceful atmosphere during the elections.
He also called for quick flow of information to DC Pathankot and DC Gurdaspur in case of any eventuality related to law and order issues or any violation of MCC. (AGENCIES)