Extra staff allotted to 1,530 polling stations

Extra staff allotted to 1,530 polling stations
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Extra staff allotted to 1,530 polling stations
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District Election Officer and Collector Praveen Kumar has said that as many as 1,530 polling centres which have more than one thousand voters will get one more staff member for functioning of poll duty.

Eluru: District Election Officer and Collector Praveen Kumar has said that as many as 1,530 polling centres which have more than one thousand voters will get one more staff member for functioning of poll duty.

He reviewed election security plan and other aspects of April 11 polling here on Saturday. Later, conducting randomisation process, he announced that out of 3,417 polling centres in the district, 1,530 centres have more than 1,000 voters. All these centres will have five staff members, including presiding officers for discharging poll duties.

He revealed that 1,075 polling centres in 534 locations have been identified as critical polling stations. He reviewed security plan and staff necessary at stations.The Collector ordered the officials to complete the distribution of voter ID cards at the earliest.

Returning officers should be extra careful in aspects of postal ballots, violation of poll code and expenditure of contesting candidates,Poll observers Dev Dutt Sarma, SK Dass, MJ Pradeep Chandran, Dr Jai Krishan and others were present.

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