ECI Full Bench in Kolkata

    Kolkata: The full bench of the Election Commission of India (ECI) led by Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora is on a two-day tour of Kolkata.

    The visit is aimed at taking stock of the preparations in Bengal for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in the country due in the month of May.

    On the first day of the visit, the ECI team today held meetings with representatives of nine recognised political parties in Bengal and heard their suggestions for the smooth conduct of the Lok Sabha polls.

    The panel then held a meeting with the district magistrates and superintendents of police from all over Bengal taking stock of the administrative and security situation for the polls.