The team, consisting of Commissioner Naveen Chawla, deputy election commissioner R Balakrishanan and secretary K F Wilfred held meetings with district magistrates, district police chiefs of Shimla, Solan and Sirmuar districts and the various returning officers at the sub-division level.
Emphasizes was laid on effective sealing of the borders, chief electoral officer Manisha Nanda stated. The police was asked to be vigilant about movement of anti-social elements during the elections and track cross border movement of liquor, she added.
Commissioner Chawla stressed on the need for vulnerability mapping, evolving a quick response system on complaints and to ensure that the weaker sections of the society were not prevented from exercising their right to franchise. He also asked for keeping a track of media advertisements.