5th phase poll: Lok Sabha elections 2019 | Tight vigil in two Lucknow seats
On May 6 Massive pressure deployment to assist ensure free and fair elections in Lucknow and Mohanlalganj constituencies
Lok Sabha constituencies of Lucknow and Mohanlalganj is going to be changed into fortresses on Monday, when polling for that fifth phase from the ongoing general elections happens.
Around 25,000 officials and personnel from the civil along with the armed police and auxiliary forces could be deployed to make sure fair and peaceful polls, stated SSP Lucknow, Kalanidhi Naithani, on Saturday.
Discussing information regarding the polling day deployment, the senior superintendent of police stated that water tight security could be ensured at the 1,451 polling centres and three,561 booths over the Lucknow district, which comprised five set up segments from the Lucknow Lok Sabha constituency and 4 set up segments from the Mohanlalganj Lok Sabha constituency.
Shedding light around the police deployment, Naithani stated, “As many as 8,131 officials and personnel from the civil police is going to be deployed in various places. This can include 5,000 constables, 1,500 mind constables, 1,500 subinspectors, 96 inspectors and 36 deputy superintendents of police. Additionally, nine SPs is going to be working to supervise the pressure deployment and also the law and order situation within the nine set up segments.”
Highlighting the way the other forces is needed fortify the constituencies, the SSP stated that more than 8,000 officials and personnel from the armed police pressure could be working.
“It includes 1,300 S-Is, 4,000 constables, four companies from the UP PAC and 22 companies from the central paramilitary forces. Besides, an auxiliary pressure of 8,500 home-pads may also be deployed for assisting law enforcement in the booths and also the centres,” he stated.
Tight vigil is going to be maintained in the 174 polling centres considered ‘vulnerable’ and also the 280 booths categorised as ‘critical’.
Besides, special mobile teams could keep getting around the constituencies.
“Nine super zonal mobile teams will oversee what the law states and order situation within the nine set up segments. These can be aided by 45 zonal police mobile teams — five each in each and every set up segment. Additionally, 222 sector police mobile teams and 200 police cluster mobile teams will make sure that no political party will get to help voters,” stated Naithani.
To help keep a cheque on suspicious vehicular movement, specifically for curbing change in cash or other material meant to influence voters, 27 static surveillance teams could keep a rigid watch.
“These 27 surveillance teams may also maintain video vigil over the district,” stated the SSP.
He stated the entire pressure to become deployed around the polling day have been apprised at length regarding their responsibilities throughout a combined briefing organised in the reserve police lines on Saturday.