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Himanta Biswa Sarma orders Assam Police to ensure peaceful vote counting process for Lok Sabha Elections

Himanta Biswa Sarma orders Assam Police to ensure peaceful vote counting process for Lok Sabha Elections

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has directed the police to ensure a peaceful and fair vote counting process for the Lok Sabha elections on June 4. He emphasized that maintaining law and order is the state government's top priority.

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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma informed that the Assam Police has been instructed to ensure that the counting process is conducted peacefully. 

The Assam CM's statement came a day ahead of the counting day of Lok Sabha polls which will be held on June 4. 

Taking to the microblogging site X, Chief Minister Himanta said that the top priority of the state government is to ensure that the counting process is not disrupted. He said, "Ensuring a fair and peaceful counting process is our top priority. Strict instructions have been given to the police to maintain law and order."

Furthermore, he said that anyone with an ill intention to disturb the counting process will receive firm action from the authorities. 

"Any attempts to disrupt or take the law into their own hands will be met with firm action. We will not tolerate such behavior," CM Himanta added.

Edited By: Avantika
Published On: Jun 03, 2024