To ensure that voting and counting procedure is held smoothly without any disruption of law and order, the Navi Mumbai Police is all geared up and prepared. A total of 2000 police constables have been stationed for tehse elections. Our correspondent Monika Bhosale met the top cop of the city, Navi Mumbai Commissioner of Police Gulabrao Pol for an interview. Following the guidelines issues by the State Election Commission for the voting day and counting day on April 11 and April 12 respectively, the Navi Mumbai Police is fully prepared to ensure smooth elections. Maintaining law and order in a total of 90 wards is going to be a big challenge for the Navi Mumbai Police. Under the leadership of Navi Mumbai Commissioner of Police Gulabrao Pol, a total of 2000 police constables have been stationed for the elections which include additional police force like the SRP and CRPF. The same was informed by the CP in an exclusive interview with NMTV News. The police has stationed additional force in sensitive and highly sensitive polling stations. During this time, law and order situation can be disrupted by anti-social elements against whom the police has taken strict action. Since the elections have been announced, the Navi Mumbai Police has started combing operations and night rounds. The police has also been instructed to take immediate action incase to political groups have a face off at the time of voting. The department had also formed a peace committee which includes members of political parties, voters and administrative officers. Commissioner of Police Gulabrao Pol appealed to all the voters to exercise their right to vote without any fear. The way the Navi Mumbai Police held free and fair elections in the Lok Sabha and state assembly elections, looks like the department, under the leadership of CP Gulabrao Pol, is in for a hatrick with municipal elections 2010. With cameraperson Satish Garud, Monika Bhosale for NMTV News.
December 14, 2015