EC appoints special police observers for four states

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New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Election Commission on Thursday appointed Vivek Dube, a retired IPS officer of 1981 batch, as the Central Police Observer for West Bengal and Jharkhand during the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

He would replace K.K. Sharma, a retired IPS officer of 1982 batch. Sharma has now been assigned the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

“These observers would oversee the deployment and other security related issues in the said states,” the poll panel said in a statement.

–IANS

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