New Delhi, Mar 09: After a busy election marketing campaign, counting of votes for the 5 state assemblies of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa, and Manipur will start on Thursday.
Counting of votes for the 5 states will start at 8 am, following which the Election Fee will launch the developments on its web site and app.
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All obligatory preparations have been made for the counting, and as per directions of the Election Fee, solely two individuals can accompany the profitable candidate or his official consultant to the counting centre to gather the certificates, he mentioned, including that victory processions are prohibited as nicely.
Punjab Chief Electoral Officer, S Karuna Raju, on Wednesday knowledgeable that 1000’s of staff have been given spherical clever coaching for the counting of votes within the state as the actual activity is the declaration of outcomes of meeting elections
Counting of votes to start at 8am
“We have given a memorandum about the Azamgarh incident and asked the Election Commission to conduct fair counting of votes and not let India’s democracy be tarnished,” mentioned Samajwadi Occasion state president Naresh Uttam Patel
A delegation of Samajwadi Occasion leaders led by State President of SP Naresh Uttam Patel reached the State Election Fee workplace in Lucknow late night time at present.
In view of the pandemic, the Election Fee had issued separate tips for counting day. In keeping with the ballot panel’s tips, counting centres need to be disinfected earlier than and after the counting course of.
To make sure distancing norms, the counting halls need to be sufficiently massive with correct air flow, home windows and exhaust followers. Regardless of being totally vaccinated, if anybody has Covid signs equivalent to fever or chilly, she or he won’t be allowed contained in the counting corridor.
We organized a gathering for all BJP candidates, together with BJP Goa pres Sadanand Tanavade, ex-Maharashtra CM & BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis, & BJP Goa desk in-charge CT Ravi, to debate about tomorrow’s consequence. They’re known as at get together’s HQ at 4pm after the win: Goa CM Pramod Sawant
Greater than 50,000 officers have been deployed for the counting of votes on Thursday within the 5 states the place meeting polls have been held not too long ago
The Election Fee of India on Wednesday deputed particular officers to oversee counting of votes in Meerut and Varanasi amid complaints from opposition events about alleged irregularities within the Uttar Pradesh Meeting polls.
“The Commission has also deputed two special officers — CEO Delhi (Ranbir Singh) to Meerut and CEO Bihar (H R Srinivas) to Varanasi — to supervise the counting arrangements,” it added. Up to now additionally, electoral officers from totally different states have been deployed as particular observers or particular officers maintaining in thoughts the sensitivities, EC Secretary Normal Umesh Sinha advised reporters.
I consider he’ll win and can do good work for Punjab. Will probably be good tomorrow and Punjab will likely be saved: Harpal Kaur, mom of Bhagwant Mann, Aam Aadmi Occasion’s CM candidate for Punjab
We’re assured that there’s anti-incumbency and the individuals of Goa have voted for a change. Persons are extra anticipating outcomes than candidates. The scenario will likely be totally different this time as we’re having a pre-poll alliance with Congress: Goa Ahead Occasion chief, Vijai Sardesai
BJP will kind govt. We’ll take a number of individuals together with us regardless of the bulk mark. Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Occasion (MGP) is an impartial get together. I feel ideologically it is pure for MGP and BJP to come back collectively: BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis in Goa
Samajwadi Occasion staff sing exterior a powerful room in Noida the place they’re sitting to maintain a vigil on the EVMs forward of the counting tomorrow
I am completely certain that BJP will get good outcomes, persons are prepared to come back with us & with them, we’ll get a thumping majority. How can Congress kind the federal government if it does not belief its personal MLAs & locks them up?: BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis in Goa
ECI has taken motion in opposition to any sort of breach of protocol. ECI has suspended ADM Varanasi: Senior Deputy Election Commissioner Chandra Bhushan Kumar
Some rumors associated to EVMs have been unfold which is unsuitable. Motion has been taken. Fee has directed CEO UP to take motion in opposition to such hearsay mongers: Election Fee of India
130 Police Observers, 10 particular observers deputed. EVMs are saved beneath 3-layer safety, beneath 24×7 CCTV supervision. Serial variety of every EVM has been shared with political events: Election Fee of India forward of Counting tomorrow
Congress does not belief its candidates & thus, took them to temple, mosque, & church to take an oath of not becoming a member of another get together. All their candidates have been saved at a location now, there is no belief. BJP will include a transparent majority: Goa BJP president Sadanand S Tanavade
Safety forces have been deployed; inside cordon of counting middle & robust room to be guarded by central forces, center cordon by state & police forces, outer cordon by district police. Parallelly, prohibitory orders u/s 144 CrPC are in place… Results on ECI web site: Goa CEO
There are 40 Meeting constituencies in 2 districts. All counting preparations for tomorrow have been made, counting personnel given sufficient coaching, observers have arrived from ECI. We’re hopeful that counting will recover from by 10:30-11:00am: Goa Chief Electoral Officer Kunal
In Goa, all preparations have been accomplished for counting of votes. Polling for 40-member meeting elections was held in a single part on February 14. Goa Chief Electoral Officer Kunal advised AIR Information that the counting will begin at 8 am and the outcomes are anticipated to be declared by 11 am.
Polling for Punjab meeting elections was held to be a single-phase on February 20. The state witnessed a multi-cornered contest between ruling Congress, Aam Aadmi Occasion, SAD-BSP alliance, BJP-PLC alliance, and Sanyukt Samaj Morcha get together.
In Uttarakhand, elections for 70-member meeting have been held in a single part on February 14. The state has recorded a voter turnout of 62.5 % this time. The principle contest is between ruling BJP and oppostition Congress. Numerous exit polls have predicted neck and neck battle between BJP and Congress.
In Uttar Pradesh, meeting elections for 403 seats have been held in 7 phases from February 10 to March 7. Many of the exit polls have predicted that ruling BJP will retain energy within the state with a cushty majority.