The decision to deploy security-personnel has been taken in view of the fact that out of 8831 polling booths, 1412 are 'sensitive' in nature.
In an order to avert any untoward incident, preventive measures have been taken against 1220 suspected persons who can 'create problems during polling' and action under various relevant sections was taken against 30,000 anti-social elements.
In Indore, out of 8831 polling booths, 1412 are 'sensitive' in nature.
A total of 28,000 licensed weapons were deposited by those possessing them after enforcement of the Model Code of Conduct.
While talking to mediapersons, Indore Range's Inspector General Vipin Maheshwari said, "For conducting free and fair polls in Indore division, over 15,000 security personnel belonging to the CRPF, CISF, RPF and policemen from Kerala, Haryana, Jharkhand and Home Guard among others will be deployed."