Pipili, April 12: Police DG Abhay visited Pipili today to review the by-poll in Pipili assembly constituency. He was accompanied by Additional DG (law & order) Yaswant Jethwa
Stress is being laid on strict enforcement of model code of conduct and adherence to the ECI guidelines and COVID protocols for police and security arrangements.
According to sources, ahead of the Pipili election, many senior leaders of the three major political parties -BJD, BJP and the Congress- have come to hit the campaign trail.
Moreover, anti-social and criminal elements have also been reported in some places here.
Notably, as many as three people sustained critical injuries after a violence erupted between workers of two major political parties of the state during campaigning at Brahmanabada village for by-poll to Pipili assembly constituency yesterday.
Worth mentioning, the polling for the constituency will be held on April 17 and votes are to be counted on May 2.