EC reviews poll preparedness for assembly polls in UP; Assures free & fair elections alongwith strict adherence to COVID guidelines
The Election Commission reviewed poll preparedness for assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and assured that free and fair elections will be conducted in the State with strict adherence to the COVID guidelines. The Commission also said that all political parties want elections to be held on time in the State.
The full Election Commission led by Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra had discussions with different stakeholders including representatives of political parties, state government, election officials and DGP and Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh for last three days to review the preparedness for assembly elections in State.
Addressing the media before departure, Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra said that threat of COVID and especially the new omicron variant was discussed with all stakeholders and the Commission announced a volley of measures in view of the COVID.