Mangalore, Feb 12: DC and District Election Officer A.B. Ibrahim directed officials to get ready for the upcoming Parliamentary elections to ensure fair polls.
Speaking at the meeting held to discuss the arrangements of election at DC Office on Feb 11, Tuesday, he also urged the officials of various departments including Police department and election officials to build good co-ordination between them to ensure fool-proof security measures.
He also directed certain department to appoint sector officers, inspection squads, vigilance squads and other teams as soon as possible. There is need to set up a control room that operates 24 hours a day.
The Income Tax Department and banks will monitor the details of expenditures of the poll candidates, he said.
Additional DC K Dayananda, Assistant Commissioner of Mangalore Dr Prashanth, Assistant Commissioner of Puttur Krishnamurthy, DCP Jagadish, ASP Shivakumar and others were present at the meeting.