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Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit welcomed the court?could present their papers, adds JohnyML While the curtains are still to go up on the first editionpreparations are already on for its second year emerging talent from South East Asia and Europe will be flown to Delhi in 2013 For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Geeta Gupta | Published: October 11 2013 12:34 am Related News What have been the major challenges in the run-up to the Assembly elections in Delhi Health of the electoral rolls in Delhi as measured by the indices of electors-to-population (EP) ratiogender ratioage-cohort ratiophoto electoral rolls (PER) ratio18 to 19 years youth ratio and representation of marginalised sections such as the homelesstransgenderssex workers have been the major challenges in the run-up to the polls The rolls were inflated overall (123 cr against normative value of around 115 cr) butsimultaneouslyseriously deflated in terms of enrolment of women and youthespecially in the age cohort of 18 to 19homeless and other marginalised sections Have the challenges been overcome and the targets achieved A concerted drive was launched with the twin themes of purification and inclusion Ineligible enrolment of more than 15 lakh people identified during house-to-house survey in the categories of shiftedexpired and replicate cases were deleted under the due process of law for purification Simultaneouslytargeted SVEEP (Systematic Voters Education and Electors Participation) interventions in the form of 324 special camps for women enrolment with all-female staff in low gender ratio areasappointment of 863 campus ambassadorsspecial BLOs in educational institutions and 110 special camps for youth enrolmentspecial drives for enrolment of homeless and transgenders were launched A parallel drive was launched to collectcompile and host photo images of all electors in our database since PER ratio in Delhi was just 94 per cent as against the 100 per cent mandated by ECIleaving 78-lakh electors without photos in our database Absence of photos in database has been traditionally a facilitator of possible impersonation during polling As a result of the concerted drivesthe desired EP ratio has been achieved Gender ratio in electoral rolls in Delhi hasfor the first timecrossed 800 (against 1000 males) It is now 804 against 788 when we started; 18 to 19 years youth representation has shot up from 98000 to 352 lakhhomeless enrolment has increased from just 62 to 7249 and transgenders from nil to 543 And for the first timeDelhi is going to polls with 100% PER Are there areas of concern What steps have been taken ahead of the polls Proper arrangements have been made pursuant to a detailed drill carried out by district magistrateswho are also District Election Officers and District DCPs The deployment will be based upon assessment of criticality done by the district electoral machinery A vulnerability mapping exercise has been carried out for the entire city Adequate mechanisms are being put in place to ensure ethical voting and that no one is forced to vote under any implicit or explicit threat Under an ongoing exercisewe have identified 612 sensitive pockets in the cityof which 482 pockets are critical and 130 pockets have been identified as very critical It will be the responsibility of the District Election Officers and DCPs to follow the standard operating procedure and deal with those who threaten and the threatened What about the staff on poll duty All polling arrangements are in place with sufficient deployment of police and civil personnelas also central paramilitary forces Our special focus is to make sure that the entire staff on poll duty it comes to over one lakh personnel also vote We have made special arrangements for poll duty staff to exercise their franchise Are there changes in implementation of the model code of conduct this time The model code of conduct is a document voluntarily adopted by political parties to help ensure a level-playing field in the electoral process It has come into force from the day of announcement of pollsthat is October 4 The role of the Election Commission and the electoral machinery is that of a referee The best matches are where referees dont even have to use cautionary whistlesnot to talk of yellow or red cards We have sensitised political parties in this regard By and largewe have received their cooperation You have already sent 200 notices for possible violation of the model code Delhi has never seen such a crackdown… We are trying to hit at the problem of defacement at the very source Large-scale printing of posters and banners is now being tackled at the source itself Section 127A of the RP Act1951makes it mandatory for the printer and the publisher to print the names and addresses of printer and publisher on the pamphlets and postersbut this rule is rarely followed The punishment is six months imprisonment With a crackdown on printing presses in Delhi by District Election Officers and DCPsthere are inputs that posters and banners printed in NCR areas are being resorted to We will ensurein coordination with our counterparts in adjoining statesthat printing is done in compliance with the law Elections bring complaints of inter-state smuggling of cashalcoholmusclemen and now posters and banners Are steps being taken Yes We have a meeting with district magistrates and SSPs from the neighbouring states of UPHaryana and Rajasthan in the coming week The agenda of the meeting will include coordination between the neighbouring states on the issue of printing pressesflow of liquorarms and musclemenand how to control these We will work on local intelligence to tap the porous borders along the city Are you going to intensify the enforcement drive ECI mandates some enforcement systems to be put in place on the date of announcement of electionsothers will come into force from the day elections are notified on November 9 We already have three flying squads in each of the 70 Assembly constituencies that are already reporting violations For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Kanchan Chakraborty | Published: May 6 2013 4:20 am Related News President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday expressed concern over the number of women judges in the higher courts Pointing out that only ten women had become judges in 150 years of the Calcutta High Courthe said?neuro-otology,while Farhan Akhtar and Abhay Deol remain bachelors. involving, Chinese mathematicians as well as the pioneering Arab mathematicians, this may violate bilateral investment treaties (BITs), The family members of a 40-year-old brain dead patient from Himachal Pradesh on Saturday gave their consent to donate the organs. The colleges have been given a set of guidelines to ensure that incidents of lawlessness are firmly dealt with, said Professor Usha RaoProctor of Delhi University The punishment for ragging includes suspension or expulsion and/or cancellation of the degree Penal action will also be taken against the culprits? Kala Chowki to Sion and Antop Hill.

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