Muzaffarnagar: To ensure free and fair elections, 48 checkposts have being set up at the Haryana-UP border for the elections to be held on October 15.
According to the directives issued by election commission, checkposts have been set up in six bordering districts for the assembly elections to be held in Haryana and the bypoll to be held in Kairana assembly seat on Oct 15, Subdivisional Magistrate and Returning Officer Kairana Suresh Kumar Mishra said.
The checkposts started functioning today in Shamli, Saharanpur, Baghpat, Gautam Budhnagar, Mathura and Aligarh and will be in place till Oct 15, he added.
Meanwhile, four checkposts were established at Haryana border in Shamli district including two at Yamuna bridge at Kairana, one on Panipat-Khatima highway and another at Bidoli-Yamuna bridge on the highway.
Mishra said in total 16 checkposts have been established in the inter-district border at Baghpat, Muzaffarnagar, Saharanpur and Shamli district.