Former Manipur DGP appointed as observer for MP bypolls

Mrinal Kanti Das, who retired as director-general of Manipur Police, was also deputed as special police observer for the Delhi Assembly elections held earlier this year.
Former Manipur DGP appointed as observer for MP bypolls

IMPHAL

The Election Commission on Friday appointed former IPS officer Mrinal Kanti Das as special police observer for the assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh.

Voting on 28 assembly seats in Madhya Pradesh by-polls will take place on November 3 and the results will be declared on November 10.

As special police observer, Das is assigned to observe the conduct of by-elections and poll preparedness, especially about security-related issues, the commission said in a statement.

Das, who retired as director-general of Manipur Police, was also deputed as special police observer for the Delhi Assembly elections held earlier this year.

Earlier, he was deputed in the same capacity for Tripura and Mizoram during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, and also the Jharkhand Assembly elections of 2019. (PTI)

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