**Bargarh: ** The district administration has taken various steps for smooth conduct of the Bijepur bypoll scheduled on February 24 as it is termed as a sensitive constituency. To avoid any untoward incident on the D-day, a joint press meet was conducted by the Bargarh Collector and SP on Friday on the security arrangement of the constituency.
Talking to media, Bargarh Collector Yamini Sarangi said, “6 Flying Squads,3 static surveillance team and 3 video surveillance team have been formed for smooth and peaceful polls. As it a sensitive constituency, separate nodal officers are appointed for Bijepur.
30 Inspectors, 150 Sub-Inspectors, 40 mobile teams along with 5 platoons of CRPF and BSF deployed to the area to avert any untoward incident during the polling.
Bargarh SP Jay Narayan Pankaj has assured that adequate steps have been taken for smooth and peaceful conduct of polls in Bijepur.