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Chhattisgarh Elections: Drones used for surveillance ahead of voting on Monday

New Delhi: Amid heavy deployment of Security forces, Drones are also being used for security surveillance in Dantewada ahead of the first phase of Voting in Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections on Monday.

According to PTI report, as many as 1 lakh security personnel have been deployed in the state for smooth conduct of the first phase of polling on November 12, a senior police official said Saturday.

The first phase of assembly polls will see voting in 18 seats spread over eight Maoist-affected districts in the state.

Security personnel, including central paramilitary force, have been deployed to ensure peaceful polling in the first phase, Chhattisgarh’s Special Director General (Anti-Maoist Operations) DM Awasthi told news agency PTI.

Explosion before the polls

A fierce gunfight broke out between the security forces and Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s Antagarh village after the Maoists triggered at least seven explosions, a day before voting begins for the assembly election.

A jawan was killed when an improvised explosive device or IED exploded during the encounter.

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