Tamil Nadu Bureau
People and representatives of parties can contact them to lodge election-related complaints The Superintendent of Police, S.N. Seshasai, said that three companies of Central Reserve Police Force, one company of Central Industrial Security Force and two companies of Maharashtra Special Armed Police would be deployed in those places.
DINDIGUL: The Collector, S. Murugaia, said poll and expenditure observers deputed for the three Assembly constituencies were staying at the Kudaganar guesthouse near the Dindigul Railway Station and at the Circuit House near the Collectorate.
People and representatives of political parties could contact the observers through telephone numbers regarding election details.
Election observer for the Natham constituency K.H. Kanojia was staying at Kudaganar guesthouse and his contact number was: 0451-2470404. The contact telephone number for the Vedasandur constituency election observer Bharat Bhushan who was staying at the Kudaganar guesthouse, was 0451-2470414.
Diwan Chand, observer for the Nilakottai constituency, who was camping at the Circuit House, might be contacted through the telephone number: 0451-2460833.
The expenditure observer for Nilakottai, Natham, Dindigul and Vedasandur, S.S. Thakate, who was staying in the Circuit House near the Collectorate could be contacted through 0451-2461155.
The election observers for the five constituencies of the district arrived here on Thursday to oversee the elections.
The Collector, Anand Patil, held discussions with the observers, D.S. Rajurkar, (Thirupattur constituency), Siya Ram Meena (Karaikudi constituency), N.N. Pandey (Ilayankudi constituency), R.N. Josh (Sivaganga constituency), S.C. Derashri (Manamadurai constituency) and Kanwaljit Singh (observer for expenditure).
Mr. Josh could be contacted at 04575-243633 or 9442452108 and Mr. Rajurkar could be dialled at 04575-241766 or 9442452096. Similarly, Mr. Meena would be available at 04565-229312 or 9442452098 and Mr. Pandey would be available at 9442452104.
Mr. Derashri could be dialled at 04575-243353 or 9442452109. Mr. Kanwaljit Singh could be contacted at 04575-242280 or 9442452116.
Poll observers (general) for four Assembly constituencies and an expenditure observer for all the six constituencies arrived here on Thursday.
The Collector, A. Mohammed Aslam, said that people could lodge election-related complaints, if any, with them.
The expenditure observer, D. Purushottam, and the general observer, Hage Khoda (Virudhunagar) will stay at the PWD Circuit House here. Their telephone numbers are 04562-265137 and 04562-265138, respectively.
T. Sithlhou, observer for Aruppukottai constituency, will stay at Highways Travellers' Bungalow, Aruppukottai. He can be contacted over 04566-228448.
Sattur: Raj Kamal Chaudhuri, Highways Travellers' Bungalow, Sattur (04562-260210).
Sivakasi: C.R.B. Lalit, PWD Inspection Bungalow, Sivakasi (04562-229000). Srivilliputtur: Bhushan Ashok Gangrani, PWD Inspection Bungalow, Srivilliputtur (04563-263111) and Rajapalayam: Rohit Nandan, PWD Inspection Bungalow, Rajapalayam, (04563-232101).
Additional security personnel would be deployed at places identified as `sensitive' and `hyper-sensitive', the Collector told newsmen. The Superintendent of Police, S.N. Seshasai, said that three companies of Central Reserve Police Force, one company of Central Industrial Security Force and two companies of Maharashtra Special Armed Police would be deployed in those places.