ECI's assurances over security have fallen flat: Mir

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 4/24/2019 11:28:24 AM

SRINAGAR, Apr 23: Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) president and party candidate from Anantnag parliamentary constituency, G A Mir today conveyed his gratitude to voters for participating in polling in Anantnag district and hoped that the people of other districts will follow suit with great enthusiasm.
In a statement, Mir also expressed serious concern over the lack of security arrangements in Anantnag, saying that the fool-proof security as was assured by the ECI were not visible on the ground.
"I express gratitude to voters for participating in polling in Anantnag. I am pleased to observe that the day has passed incident free, which was matter of enormous pleasure for Congress party," he said.
Taking a jibe at ECI for lack of security arrangements in the district during polling, Mir said the required security arrangements were not seen on the ground in the Anantnag. "The assurances of ECI with regard to fool-proof security arrangements have fallen flat, which is a matter of serious concern and should not be repeated in coming phases in South Kashmir," he said.
Mir urged upon the ECI to look into the security aspect of south Kashmir and ensure that fool-proof security arrangements are put in place to ensure free, fair and incident free elections.



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