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On polling day, Delhi Police received 337 PCR calls

New Delhi: Delhi Police on Sunday said that they have received 337 PCR calls regarding election-related complaints on polling day.

According to police, the following calls were received till 6.00 pm and they were promptly attended.

"The nature of calls primarily ranged from putting more tables, canvassing inside restricted areas, quarrel among party workers and EVM glitches. However, no serious complaint was reported throughout the day," police said.

Apart from that, the law enforcement agency helped citizens to cast their vote.

The city police further added that they had made elaborate security arrangements for the smooth conduct of general elections held in Delhi today.

Around 63,000 personnel of Delhi Police and 47 companies of CAPFs were deployed.

"Special attention was given to the area dominance, sensitive polling booths and border areas. All senior officers remained present in their respective areas to closely monitor the security arrangements on the ground," police said.

Owing to maximum visibility of the police force, no untoward incident was reported.

"As a result, polls were conducted in a peaceful manner," an officer said.

The Police Control Room Unit was alert to receive every call of any complaints being made, especially relating to the election process.

Anti-terror measures were also in place and special arrangements have been made to check sabotage of polling booths, including election rigging. Extra picket teams were also deployed in border areas too.

In all the 15 districts, the city police show their humanitarian face helping people especially senior citizens to reach polling booths. Also, a person was reportedly got heart attack inside polling booth in Shahadra. Some police personnel hold the hands of elderly citizens and some used wheelchair to help the voters in need to reach the concerned booths.

Senior officers of Delhi Police took Twitter to update the security presence.

"Supervising police deployment and arrangement of prestigious #NewDelhi constituency. #VoteFearlessly #VoteEthically #DelhiVoteKar" tweeted DCP New Delhi Madhur Verma.

The tweet had his photographs where he was patrolling the area. DCP West Delhi Monika Bharadwaj tweeted "A hectic day but satisfying nonetheless as polling concludes peacefully across West District. #DeshKaMahaTyohar". "Delhi Police extending assistance to voters during General Elections-2019" tweeted DCP Outer Seju P Kuruvilla.

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