IGP Singh directs subordinates to be ready to face security challenges in election

Published On: November 8, 2022 12:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Inspector General of Nepal Police, Dhiraj Pratap Singh, has directed the security officials to stay ready to face any challenge that can be surfaced during the election.

IGP Singh gave such direction while addressing virtually the Chiefs of Province Police, Province Training Centre, District Police, and Battalion on Monday evening. Security arrangements must not be compromised, he said, observing, "Environment prepared so far for election security was positive."

The strategy prepared in the central level by the Nepal Police on election and the related circular must be reached to each booth commander, he reminded. Singh further reminded that the election is a Grand National political event, so every challenge must be coped with effectively.

According to him, alertness on whether any unruly element tries to disrupt the election atmosphere is imperative. The professionalism of the commander is reflected by the behavior of security staff mobilized at the booth. The role of commander will be recognized, Singh assured.

It is time to effectively and honestly carry out the responsibility offered by the State so that elections to the House of Representatives and provincial assembly would be held in a free, fair and peaceful atmosphere.

On the occasion, Additional Inspector General of Nepal Police, who is also the coordinator of central election cell, Dibesh Lohani, directed his subordinates not to leave any stone unturned to ensure election in a peaceful atmosphere.


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