Indore: The State Election Commission (SEC) has started preparations for local urban body, Janpad and Zila Panchayats elections. For the first time, these elections are going to be held through EVMs. In order to acquaint with the new EVMs, the training of the officers of such bodies of Indore district will be given on Wednesday.

Deputy District election officer Sharad Shotriya told Free Press that a training session of chief municipal officers, additional and deputy commissioners, zonal officers, CMO of Nagar Panchayat and CEO of Janpad Panchayat would be organized at the Collector Office, on Wednesday.

The training session of the representatives of the recognized parties will also be organized on Thursday at Collector Officer itself between 12 and  1 pm. Later in the day, a meeting with the media persons is also organized on between 2 and 3 pm.

Vendor for the updation of the electoral roll is also fixed. As soon as the delimitation of IMC wards completed, the prepration of the electoral roll will be started, Shotriya added. Sources said that the primary publication of the first draft of the delimitation is expected to publish in coming three to four days.

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