Nagaland

Two constituencies in Nagaland to go for poll tomorrow

Two constituencies in Nagaland to go for poll on Tuesday, November 03, 2020
(Polling officials proceeding to designated polling station for the conduct of Bye-Election in Nagaland | Photo: DIPR)

Kohima, November 02 (NEx): Two constituencies in Nagaland, 14 Southern Angami – 1 and 60-Pungro Kiphire will go for poll tomorrow, November 3, 2020 from 6:00 am till 04:00 pm as notified by CEO, Nagaland.

A total of 48,088 voters will decide the fate of 8 candidates in two Assembly constituencies tomorrow. The counting will take place on November 10, 2020.

14 Southern Angami – 1 assembly constituency;

*The 14-Southern Angami-1 Assembly Constituency has a total of 13,588 electors and 22 polling stations.

*Absentee voters like senior citizens of 80 years above, Persons with Disabilities and COVID-19 patients who have voted from their home through postal ballots includes 152 electors under 14-Southern Angami-1.

*Three candidates from NDPP, NPF and Independent are in the fray for 14-Southern Angami-1

For the conduct of Bye-Election in 14 Southern Angami -1 (ST) Assembly Constituency, a total number of 132 polling personnel along with twenty two web casting operators and security personnel were dispatched today, November 02, 2020 from the Office of Deputy Commissioner and District Election Officer, Kohima.

The polling parties collected Electronic Voting Machines (EVM), Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) and other required polling materials and proceeded to their respective assigned polling stations for the successful conduct of the Bye-Election.

60 Pungro Kiphire Assembly Constituency;

*The 60 Pungro Kiphire A/C has 29,500 voters and 77 polling stations.

*Absentee voters including senior citizens of 80 years above, Persons with Disabilities and COVID-19 patients who have voted from their home through postal ballots includes 196 voters, besides 261 voters from Kiphire who are on Election duties and 10 in Kohima.

*There are five candidates in the fray for 60 Pungro Kiphire A/C By-election, One from BJP, one from Congress and three Independent candidates.

Polling personnel moved out for their By Election duty to 60 Pungro Kiphire A/C. Due to the bad condition of the road in some villages, some of the polling party moved out yesterday since they have to walk on foot. Five women teams were also sent as polling personnel to their respective assigned villages.