Transfers & postings policy issued by ECI : Dr Raju

In view of Punjab Assembly Elections 2022, the Election Commission of India has issued a policy on transfers and postings.
The entire process of Punjab Assembly Election 2022 is to be carried out in the first quarter of March 2022, Punjab Chief Electoral Officer Dr S Karuna Raju said in a statement, here on Friday.
Dr Raju said that general transfers and postings would be made by the ECI in view of the forthcoming Assembly elections in Punjab in 2022 under the policy. He said that the term of the present Punjab Vidhan Sabha is till March 27, 2022.
The CEO said that a copy of the letter issued by the ECI has been sent to the Chief Secretary, Home Secretary, Director General of Police, Managing Secretaries of all the Departments, Heads of Departments, Deputy Commissioners and SSPs for further action.
He appealed to all the journalists using social media to get the necessary and accurate information about the Punjab Assembly Election 2022 from the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer before issuing the news so that the people can get accurate information about the elections.
Dr Raju said that on social media, some people have presented the expiry of the term of Vidhan Sabha as the election date, which was contrary to the spirit of the letter issued. (UNI)