Election Officials
West Bengal  /  Published 22.04.21

Election officials' Hills adventures

The 44-year-old official did not want to be identified, nor did he want his deployment details revealed, as he felt there were many officers who had put in more effort. The official recounted how he ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Opinion  /  Published 16.05.19

Election officials: heroes behind the scenes

Look East (as in cardinal direction, not a government policy): one presiding and four polling officers travel 98 kilometres by road and then walk 6 km uphill to reach the polling booth at Malogam in A...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Bengal-EC friction brews over officials

The Mamata Banerjee government appears to be on collision course with the Election Commission of India (ECI) yet again over the panel’s “unilateral” decision to engage 34 IAS officers from Benga...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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