Haridwar SSP Sweety Aggarwal said apart from local police personnel, Central para-military forces are being deployed at each sensitive and extremely sensitive booth of the constituency which falls under the district.

Besides, six mobile parties have also been constituted by the police whereas one sub-inspector, 4 constables and one section of Provincial Armed Constabulary have been deployed at every inter-state barrier, she said.

One PAC platoon has also been kept in reserve at the district police headquarters, she said.

By-poll to the seat was necessitated after the death of minister Surendra Rakesh in February this year.

The ruling congress has fielded his widow Mamata Rakesh from the seat where she is locked in a straight contest with BJP's Rajpal Singh.

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