State Elections 2022: Counting and Results Amid Tight Security Today

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New Delhi: The counting of votes for General Elections to Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand, and Uttar Pradesh in 690 Assembly Constituencies and Bye-election to Majuli Assembly Constituency of Assam will start at 8 AM today.

The Election Commission of India has made elaborate arrangements for the smooth counting of votes and the declaration of the results.

The round wise results will be displayed on the result website of the ECI:

Altogether, 671 counting observers, 130 police observers, and 10 Special Observers will be on the ground to ensure the smooth counting process.

The Commission has also deputed two special officers- Chief Electoral Officer Delhi to Meerut and Chief Electoral Officer Bihar to Varanasi to supervise the counting arrangements.  

“Elaborate and full proof arrangements have been made at all the counting centres. All strong rooms, where polled Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) are kept, are under three-layered security with inner cordon manned by Central Armed Forces. Concerned candidates have been watching the strong room arrangements through CCTV coverage of 24×7,” the ECI informed in a press release on March 9, 2022.

In all the states where counting is to be conducted, the concerned District Administrations have imposed sec 144 CrPC around the counting Halls to ensure that peace and tranquility are not disturbed. (Press Release)

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