For ensuring free and fair voting during the assembly election on November 25, the Election Commission of India (ECI) would conduct web casting and videography of critical polling booths in the state.
Deputy Election Commissioner from ECI Vinod Zutshi told this while interacting with mediapersons on Thursday.
He was reviewing poll preparations with the divisional commissioners, collectors and SPs of Indore and Ujjain divisions at commisisonarate.
"As per SC directives, District Returning Officers (DROs) would be enabled to reject nomination, in case of incomplete affidavits after offering chance to candidates to offer complete information," he said.
Zutshi claimed that less than two dozen complaints of model code violation have been received from the two divisions. "The DROs have been ordered to take immediate action on violation cases," he said, adding that IDA appointment issue is tasking time as the ECI requires looking into documents and evidences, which would be done on Friday.
The officials from Madhya Pradesh have started deliberations with their counterparts from adjoining states for restraining entry of unwanted elements, liquor, cash etc during election into the borders of Madhya Pradesh.
"The police and district administrations have identified people who could intimidate others and sections feeling apprehensive in the divisions and efforts are made to ensure free and fair polling on November 25, accordingly" Zutshi claimed.
The ECI official maintained that as compared to 44,000 polling booths, this time around 53,800 booths have been established for ensuring maximum turn out of voters.
Keeping in mind the updation of voter lists, polling booths would be bifurcated if there are more than 12,000 voters in a single booth.
Apart from other initiatives for maximizing voting, the Booth Level Officers would visit all the households in a day ahead of voting-for distributing photo voter slips, which is a first of its kind initiative from the ECI, Zutshi added.