EVMs to be used in panchayat elections in Haryana
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Last Updated: Monday, April 12, 2010, 22:26
  
Gurgaon: Electronic Voting Machines would be used for the first time in panchayat elections in Haryana when people would elect local body leaders in 13 districts of the state next month.

This was stated by State Election Commissioner Dharam Vir while addressing a meeting of officers attached to elections in the districts falling in Gurgaon division today.

He said panchayat elections were scheduled to be held in 13 districts next month, for which dates are yet to be announced.

In Gurgaon division, elections would be held in five districts, except Rewari. Elections in each district would be conducted in two phases to ensure adequate security arrangements.

The schedule of panchayat and local body elections would be announced only after publication of voters lists, he said.

Elections to Faridabad Municipal Corporation were scheduled to be held this month but the exercise would be held only after a probe is conducted into the the alleged increase in the number of voters.

PTI


First Published: Monday, April 12, 2010, 22:26


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