Bhubaneswar: With the Phase-I poll of the general elections to be conducted tomorrow and other phases on their respective dates, Election Commission of India (ECI) has ordered for mock polling in every booth 90 Minutes (one and half hours) before the actual polling begins.
As per a press note released by the Odisha Information & Public Relations Department, this is being complied in accordance with the directive issued by the Election Commission of India (ECI).
It has been underlined that in Odisha simultaneous elections to both Lok Sabha and Assembly constituencies are being conducted. In this context, all booths will mandatorily conduct mock poll 90 minutes before the actual polling begins.
The Odisha Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) has directed all the District Election Officers-cum-Collectors and the respective Returning Officers to pay special attention to the conduct of mock poll at every booths on the prescribed time on the dates of four-phase pollings across Odisha.
(This story was originally posted on April 10, 2019)