Maha Polls: A low-down of preparations in Mumbai

Keeping a hawk eye on the city and state in the lead up to the Assembly polls, authorities and security personnel have been burning the midnight oil to ensure the polls are conducted smoothly. mid-day gives you a low-down of all the preparations

10,997
Number of political rallies, campaigns and street plays that took place during the campaign trail

Political rallies

9,920
Total number of polling booths

Polling booths

1,003
No of critical polling booths.

38
No of extremely sensitive booths

1.77 lakh
The number of vehicles that were scrutinised and checked by the police. Over 10,000 were fined and charged for violations

Vehicles

60
No of criminal cases registered

93
No of people externed (tadipar) by the police

Bombay Police Act

3,000
No of cases registered under the Bombay Police Act

Rs 1.86 cr
The amount of unaccounted cash seized by the police

Unaccounted cash seized

109
No of flying squads that conducted combing operations

12
No of companies of State Reserve Police Force on duty

Reserve Police Force

57
Number of illegal firearms seized

17
No of companies of Central Reserve Police Force deployed

34,000
The number of police personnel on duty

25
No of Deputy Commissioner of Police rank officers on poll watch

Police rank officers

4,500
No of police officers involved in the operation

4
Number of mobile police vans at each police station for patrolling.

1,325
No of home guards deployed

57
Number of hotels and lodges that were charged for violations

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