All Polling Centers Tagged as Too sensitive and sensitive

  September 5, 2017 By: INSEC

All 295 polling stations of 462 polling centers of Saptari District are categorized as sensitive according to the District Election Commission.

According to the commission, 324 polling centers of 207 polling stations are tagged as too sensitive and 138 polling centers of 88 polling stations are tagged as sensitive. The commission said that there are no polling centers which are categorized as normal.

The District Police Office of Saptari said that 3,935 policemen have been mobilized targeting 462 polling centers and 295 polling stations of the district. In first cordon there will be Nepal Police, in second armed police and finally Nepal army will be cordoning the polling centers along with air patrolling according to SP Mukesh Kumar Singh of DPO.

The DPO said that extra 3150 manpower including inspector, SI and ASI will be added to the security. At least 27 mobile vehicles will be patrolling  in 27 Rural Municipality of the district.

According to SP Singh in each polling station at least 11 policemen will be deployed in command of SI or ASI.

District Election Officer Mahesh Thakur said that Office of the chief election officer has been established in Rajbiraj and office of the election officer has been established in related Rural Municipality and Municipality in order to make election clean, fair and fearless.


Manohar Kumar Pokhrel