23May2019

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Counting of Votes: MHA Asks States/UTs to Take Adequate Security Measures

New Delhi, May 22: Ministry of Home Affairs has alerted the State Chief Secretaries and Directors General of Police regarding possibility of eruption of violence in different parts of the country in connection with the counting of votes tomorrow. 

MHA has asked the States and UTs to maintain  law  & order, peace  and   public tranquility. States/ UTs have been further asked to take adequate measures for the security of strong rooms and venues  of counting of votes. This is in the wake of calls given and statements made  in various quarters for inciting violence and causing disruption on the day of counting of votes.

  • Written by Denis Giles
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