The Delhi government schools will be closed on Saturday in preparation for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections on December 4, according to an official notification released on Friday. Friday’s notice from the Directorate of Education, School Branch stated that schools would remain open on the tenth of December, the second Saturday of this month.
The MCD elections will be held on December 4 and the results will be counted on December 8. On Friday, the campaign for the same finished.
A police official stated that in preparation for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections in the nation’s capital on Sunday, the Delhi Police is working around the clock to guarantee law and order. The police intelligence division collaborates with central authorities to accomplish the mission.
Friday, Dependra Pathak, Special Commissioner of Police (L&O), Zone-1, stated to ANI: “The Delhi Police is completely ready for the MCD elections. We have arranged the security arrangements with meticulous attention to detail. Pre-election, during-election, and post-election stages will deploy three distinct types of protection.” “The Delhi Police intelligence department collaborates with specialised branches and central authorities. We are conducting minute-by-minute policing and working around the clock to avert law and order crises and ensure a fair and free election “the official continued.
Earlier today, Special CP (Law & Order) Sagar Preet Hooda stated that all security and surveillance arrangements for the MCD elections have been prepared by the Delhi Police. “Delhi Police’s arrangements are sufficient. There would be a total of 30,000 jawans on duty, 16,000 from the Delhi Police and the remainder from foreign forces “Special Commissioner Hooda stated.
Additionally, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and home guards will be deployed, according to the officer in charge. Point-to-point planning has been completed, said Hooda, who added, “Drones will assist security forces in maintaining vigilance. Each district has been assigned approximately four to five drones.”
The municipal elections with high stakes are scheduled for Sunday, and the votes will be counted on December 7. The BJP, which currently controls the civic bodies in the nation’s capital, and the AAP, in addition to the Congress, are engaged in fierce competition for the 250 wards of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi.
The Excise Department of the nation’s capital has announced that alcohol sales will be prohibited in Delhi for three days beginning Friday evening. The ban will be in effect from the conclusion of campaigning until the conclusion of voting.