No incident of violence was reported during the re-polling.
Of the 49 booths, while 25 are those where polling was affected in the first phase of voting, the rest 24 are the troubled ones during the second phase.
The Odisha State Election Commission has decided to carry out re-polling at a total of 75 booths where the democratic exercise was suspended during the first three phases of Panchayat elections in the State.
Bhubaneswar: Following directions from the Election Commisison of India (ECI), re-polling began in 34 booths amid tight security arrangements across Odisha today. Taking cognisance of irregularities and incidents of violence in 34 booths during third and fourth phase of polls held on April 23 and April 29 respectively, Odisha Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) had recommended […]
Bhubaneswar: As human errors played havoc in around six booths in three Lok Sabha(LS) constituencies during the second phase polling in Odisha, the total voter turnout witnessed in the State till 5 PM was around 64 per cent. The polling percentage in 2014 in the same constituencies was around 72.5 per cent. The polling figures […]
Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) President N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday demanded repoll in around 150 polling stations due to the non-functioning of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). In a letter to the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), Naidu identified more than 150 polling booths in Andhra Pradesh and said, “I demand […]
Bhubaneswar: The State Election Commission (SEC) finalised April 19 as the date for repolling in the 14 places where the three-tier panchayat polls were stalled due to death of contestants. Notices regarding this will be sent to Panchayat offices, Block offices, Sub-Collector offices and District Collector offices on March 17. According to sources aspiring candidates […]
Bhubaneswar: Nearly 73 per cent of electorates today cast their votes during re-polling in 32 Wards spread over ten districts in Odisha, officials said. Re-polling was held in the districts of Bhadrak, Dhenkanal, Jajpur, Kandhamal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Nayagarh, Puri, Rayagada and Sambalpur where polling was disrupted during the last phase of polling yesterday, State Election […]
Brahmagiri/Ghasipura/Bhuban: Amid tight security arrangements repolling is on at different places across Odisha where voting process was cancelled due to loot of ballot box, booth capturing and other poll-related disturbances in the recently concluded four phases panchayat polls. CCTV cameras were installed at booth no 6 in Mathapatna village under Ambapada panchayat and booth no […]
Bhubaneswar: Repolling was held at 36 booths across the State today where voting for the first phase panchayat polls was cancelled by the State Election Commission (SEC) due to disturbances and cases of violence related to the rural elections. In Kendrapara district, the repolling was conducted at two booths in Bangalapur panchayat, eight booths under […]
Bhubaneswar: Preparations are completed for the third phase Panchayat polls in Odisha beginning tomorrow in 30 districts. Briefing media persons here today, State Election Commission (SEC) secretary Rabindranath Sahu said a total of 53,234,993 people would exercise their franchise for the election of 1394 Panchayat Samiti members and 18,859 Ward Members in 175 Zilla Parishad […]
Bhubaneswar: Acting on the reports of the district collectors on booth capturing and violence during the first phase Panchayat polls, the State Election Commission (SEC) today decided to conduct repolling in 62 wards of 11 districts. According to a release issued by the SEC this evening, repolling in 62 wards would be conducted in Balasore, […]