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Security coordination meeting held at Kohima

Nagaland News

Dimapur, June 21: A security coordination meeting was convened at the DC Office, Kohima on June 21 to discuss preparations for the upcoming Urban Local Body (ULB) elections for the Kohima Municipal Council (KMC). The meeting was attended by key officials including Returning Officer & Assistant Returning Officer for KMC, various administrative officers, Nodal Officers, Sector Officers, and Sector Commanders.
Kohima’s ULB elections encompass both Chiephobozou and KMC jurisdictions. All the wards in Chiephobozou and five wards in KMC are uncontested, leaving 14 wards in Kohima to undergo elections.
Election Observer for KMC, Anthony Ngullie, NCS, emphasized the importance of enhanced coordination and information sharing between Sector Officers and Sector Commanders. He urged officials to leverage their experience and employ effective strategies to manage any arising situations.
DC Kohima Kumar Ramnikant, IAS, highlighted potential influences from unwanted elements. He advised SOs and SCs to remain vigilant, gather information, and maintain neutrality while performing their duties. The DC also encouraged officials to actively visit their wards, utilize common sense and wisdom, and develop effective plans to address any challenges.
Additional SP Kohima assured that a comprehensive security plan is already in place, with sufficient security forces for the 76 polling stations in Kohima. Flag marches and mobile patrolling have commenced. He emphasized that although the situation appears calm, no chances are being taken to ensure a secure election environment.
(Page News Service)