Centre asks States to take adequate security measures on Counting Day

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NewDelhi : The Ministry of Home Affairs has alerted the State Chief Secretaries and Directors General of Police regarding possibility of eruption of violence in different parts of the country in connection with the counting of votes tomorrow.  The counting of votes is scheduled to begin on 8 am tomorrow.

MHA has asked the States and UTs  to  maintain  law  & order, peace  and   public tranquillity. States/ UTs have been further asked to take adequate measures for the security of strong rooms and venues of counting of votes. This is in the wake of calls given and statements made  in various quarters for inciting violence and causing disruption on the day of counting of votes.

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