Officials exhorted to exercise their power

Last Updated: Thursday, August 6, 2009 - 17:22

Patna: Government officials were exhorted to
exercise their powers without caring for personalities or
posts by former adviser to the Election Commission K J Rao
on Thursday.
``Do not think who is in power and who is not in
power ... You can bring changes by just following the rules
strictly,`` Rao said here addressing a meeting convened by
Bihar State Election Authority for primary agriculture
cooperative societies (PACS) election.

He praised the Bihar government for bringing a
legislation for the first time in the country for conducting
the PACS election.

The meeting of observers, district magistrates and other
officials was also addressed by BSEA adviser Raghuvansh Kumar
Sinha.

Sinha said over 86 lakh voters would exercise their
franchise for PACS election and 65,300 polling officers and
staffs and 94,000 security personnel would be deployed at
15,000 polling stations for the purpose.

Bureau Report



First Published: Thursday, August 6, 2009 - 17:22

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