|From Left-Bidit Das,Election Officer;MP Sarma,PD,DRDA and Thaneswar Malakar,DC,Udalguri|
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Poll related steps of Udalguri dist admn appreciated
The media fraternity of Udalguri district have appreciated the district civil and police administration for initiating a few novel steps during the Assam assembly election and counting of votes on May 13. No occurrence of any kind of pre or post poll violence has justified the steps taken by Thaneswar Malakar,DC and Debajit Deuri,SP of the district.Both print and electronic media personal from places like Kalaigaon, Khoirabari, Bhergaon, Tangla,Udalguri,Mazbat and Orang have expressed satisfaction at the special arrangements for the polling and counting.The Media Centre, headed by Executive Magistrate Palas Ahom Rajkumar,had been equipped with television ,fax,computer with internet services for the media personal.In the morning of the counting day on May 13,para military personal refused entry of journalists with camera in to the counting hall.But at the intervention of the DC, camera was allowed as per guide line of the Election commission.For the first time in the district a VIP hall was set up within the counting complex for all the contesting candidates.The room was furnished with AC,television and sofas. Rihon Daimari,BPF MLA from Udalguri LAC (who had been the PHE Minister in the last assembly) and other BPF winning MLAs namely-Kamali Basumatari (Paneri LAC) and Rakheswar Brahma (Mazbat LAC) thanked Udalguri district administration for all the excellent arrangements.It needs mention that setting a good example,the Udalguri district administration had organised a ceremony at the end of the counting of votes where certificates to winning candidates were awarded.The district administration also felicitated both the Election Observers with gamocha,xarai and japi as a token of memory.The Udalguri Deputy Commissioner told this correspondent that he would soon convey a meeting with all the four newly elected representatives of the four LACs namely -Kalaigaon ,Paneri, Udalguri and Mazbat to discuss burning problems of the district.He said that the media personals of the whole district would also be invited to the meeting.
On the other hand Debajit Deuri,SP,Udalguri thanked media for support and cooperation during poll and counting.On the occasion he said that Udalguri police would soon launch a massive campaign against with-hunting practice in the district and sought cooperation of media to curb the social evil.