Bhopal: The full board of Election Commission, headed by chief commissioner VS Sampat, will arrive in Bhopal on Monday to take stock of election preparations.
Sampat, commissioners HS Brahma, Dr Sayyed Nasim Ahmad, directors general PK Das and Akshay Raut will reach the city at 3.20pm and hold a meeting with political parties at Jehanuma Hotel at CEC Sampat arriving 5pm. Deputy election commissioner Vinod Jutsi, who arrived in the city a day before, held a meeting with chief electoral officer Jaideep Govind. On August 27, the commission officers will hold a meeting of the divisional commissioners, the IGs, the DIGs, the district collectors and the SPs at Narmda Bhawan. In the second half of the day, the chief commissioner and others will hold another meeting with chief secretary R Parasuram, ASC ( home) IS Dani and DGP Nandan Dubey. The chief commissioner will also brief the media about the election preparations.