Bhawanipatna: Director General of Police (DGP) Sunil Kumar Bansal Sunday visited Kalahandi and Nuapada districts and took stock of the preparedness for the upcoming panchayat elections.
The top cop also reviewed the Maoist situation in these districts.
Bansal reviewed the preparedness of the upcoming rural polls and the Maoist situation in Kalahandi and Nuapada districts during a meeting with the top police officials, said sources.
During the meeting, he stressed upon peaceful conduct of the three-tier panchayat elections as Kalahandi and Nuapada are Maoist-hit districts.
The top police official visited Kalahandi in a special helicopter of BSF after the completion of the meeting at Nuapada.
Bansal was joined by senior officials from the state police headquarters including Intelligence Director Lalit Das, IG, Operations Amitabh Thakur, DIG Anirudha Singh, Kalahandi SP Sravan Vivek and Nuapada SP Pratyush Diwakar.
This is Bansal’s first visit to these Red-hit districts after taking over the charge as DGP.