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Arrangements made for Manipur re-poll

All arrangements have been completed for the re-poll in five hill districts of Manipur on Saturday, election office sources said.



Imphal: All arrangements have been completed
for the re-poll in five hill districts of Manipur tomorrow with
security and polling personnel reaching at the 34 polling
stations, election office sources said on Friday.

About 28,076 voters would exercise their franchise at 34
polling stations in the hill districts of Ukhrul
Churachandpur,Tamenglong, Senapati and Chandel.

The re-poll was necessary due to malfunctioning of
electronic voting machines and irregularities found during the
assembly elections on January 28 last, the sources said.

The re-poll would be held between 7 am to 3 pm and
electronic machines from interior parts of the hill areas
would be brought to the district headquarters by helicopter.

Counting of votes for the assembly elections would be
held on March 6 next, the sources said.

PTI

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