Port Blair, Feb 27: In view of the forthcoming Municipal & Panchayat Elections-2022 and Model Code of Conduct in force, Government servants are prohibited to involve themselves in any political activities or canvassing in favour of any contesting candidates.

An incident has come to notice wherein a Home Guard Volunteer named  Suriya Chandra was found involved in canvassing in favour of his relative contesting Panchayat Election. On verification, it was found true. 

This act of misconduct on the part of Home Guard personnel tantamount to gross indiscipline and violation of laid down rules and guidelines. No such act of indiscipline and misconduct can be tolerated in uniformed and disciplined force. Taking a serious view, delinquent Home Guard Volunteer has been discharged with immediate effect from the roll of A&N Home Guard Organisation in accordance with provision under A&N Home Guard Regulation, 1964 & A&N Home Guard Rules, 1965.

General public are requested to inform any such activities to the Police through email or Tel No. 03192-252020.