Pune: Pimpri Chinchwad Police Commissioner Stresses Importance of Law and Order in Lok Sabha Elections

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Tikam Shekhawat & Varad Bhatkhande

Pimpri Chinchwad, 2nd April 2024: Pimpri Chinchwad Police Commissioner Vinoy Kumar Choubey emphasized the crucial role of the police department in ensuring law and order during the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Speaking at a voter awareness program organized by the Pimpri Vidhan Sabha polling team under the Maval Lok Sabha constituency, held at the police headquarters office in Nigdi, Police Commissioner Choubey stressed the importance of maintaining peace and security throughout the electoral process.

The event saw the presence of Election Returning Officer and Additional Metropolitan Commissioner Deepak Singla, Additional Police Commissioner Vasant Pardeshi, Deputy Commissioner of Police Sandeep Doifode, Assistant Election Returning Officer Archana Yadav, Voter Registration Officer Vinod Jalak, Coordination Officer Vijay Bhojane, Mukesh Kolap, Tehsildar Jairaj Deshmukh, and Public Relations Officer Prafulla Puranik, alongside police personnel and staff.

Police Commissioner Choubey commended the voter awareness initiatives being undertaken under the guidance of District Collector and District Election Officer Dr. Suhas Diwase to boost voter turnout in the Pune district. He stressed the importance of police officers and employees exercising their right to vote while fulfilling their duties. Police Commissioner Choubey urged citizens to participate in the democratic process by casting their votes in the Maval Lok Sabha elections scheduled for May 13 in Pimpri Chinchwad city.

Singla echoed Police Commissioner Choubey’s sentiments, stating that voting is a fundamental responsibility of every Indian to strengthen democracy. He encouraged everyone to fulfill this duty diligently. Singla also highlighted the provision of postal voting at every polling station, allowing police officers and employees from various districts and rural areas working in Pimpri Chinchwad city to vote outside the city.

During the event, police personnel took an oath to exercise their voting rights, reaffirming their commitment to democracy and civic engagement.