Repolling in 13 booths in Tamil Nadu are slated for May 19 and the preparations for the same are on in full swing. The EVMs have arrived and the decision has been taken that the indelible ink will be applied on the left middle finger.
Tamil Nadu: The indelible ink will be applied on the left middle finger during the repolls in 13 stations in Tamil Nadu.
Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo said that new EVMs and VVPAT units will be used in the 13 polling stations, where votes will be cast
between 7 am and 6 pm.
A Panchayat Union Elementary School at Mettupalayam in Poonamallee Assembly segment of Tiruvallur Parliamentary constituency will also be one of the booths where re-election is due.
Repolls will be conducted for both Parliamentary and Assembly seats in this booth. Eight booths in Pappireddipatti Assembly segment of Dharmapuri
Parliamentary constituency will also see repolls for Parliamentary and Assembly seats.
They include two booths in the Government High School, Ayyampatti, four booths in the Government Higher Secondary School at Nathamedu and two booths in Panchayat Union Elementary School at Jallipudur.
The polling booth in the Kammavar Saraswathi Middle School at Balasamudram in Andipatti Assembly segment of Theni Parliamentary constituency will also go for repolls with respect to both Parliamentary and Assembly seats.
Sankaranarayana Middle School at Vadugapatti in Periyakulam Assembly seat in Theni Parliamentary constituency too will conduct repolls for
both Parliamentary and Assembly seats.
The two polling booths in the Municipal High School at Thiruvathigai in Panruti Assembly segment of Cuddalore Parliamentary
constituency and Panchayat Union Elementary School at Thirumangalam in Kangayam Assembly segment in Erode Parliamentary constituency will hold repolls only for their respective Parliamentary seats.
EVMs have been brought to the Vellakoil Panchayat Union School on Friday for the upcoming repolls.
An interesting development in the Karur constituency is that the state government named IPS officer V Vikraman as the new superintendent of
police for the Karur district. Vikraman has replaced TK Rajsekaran.
The bypoll for the Aravakurichi Assembly constituency is also slated for May 19.
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Last Updated May 11, 2019, 5:54 PM IST