263 officials served notice for absenting from election rehearsal
The District Electoral Officer and Deputy Commissiner Varun Roojam today issued notice to 263 officials deployed with the Election Commission for absenting from the first rehearsal conducted today.
Mr Roojam said that notices had been issued under section 134 of the Public Representative Act 1951.
All the absentees have been directed to file their reply personally by April 5, failing which they would be proceeded against and cases will be registered with the police, he said.
The absentee officers and officials served with notices include 71 PROs, 67 APROs and 125 Polling Officers, Mr Roojam added.
(Posted on 04-04-2014)