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34,838 armed police personnel mobilized for elections


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2022 Nov 19, 10:44, Kathmandu
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A total of 34,838 armed police personnel will be mobilized for November 20 elections to the House of Representatives and the Provincial Assembly.

The armed police will be in the second circle of the security arrangement during the election. Central Spokesperson of Armed Police Force, Senior Superintendent of Police Purushottam Thapa, shared that the Constituency Security Base has been prepared under the command of the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) in all 165 election constituencies across the country. The Armed Police is responsible for protecting the District Election Office, Chief Returning Officer, and Returning Officer and has also set up mobile patrol, strike, reserve, and QRT units.

As the election approaches, the armed police force is increasing deployment at border crossings and collecting information on anti-election activities. The border crossing has been sealed for 72 hours from midnight last night for the election.

On election day, armed police will be deployed in the polling station and the outer circle of the polling station to make arrangements for general voters to vote in a safe environment. Armed Police will help Nepal Police and Temporary Police safely transport the ballot boxes to the counting station after the voting.

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