Re-Polling Underway In 9 Booths Of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: After the directive issued by Election Commission of India, re-polling is currently underway in nine booths today. In phase-II polls (April 18), voting had been adjourned in these booths following human error of mispairing Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha Electronic Voting Machines with their respective VVPATs.

Till 3 pm, 63% voter turnout was recorded.

The booths are:

1) Bonai assembly segment- Booth 129, Upar Pada Kendrikela UG UP School- 7 am to 4 pm

2) Sundargarh assembly segment- Booth 213, Rangadhipa UP School- 7 am to 6 pm

3) Daspalla assembly segment- Booth 210, Bahadajhola- 7 am to 4 pm

4) Daspalla assembly segment- Booth 222, Betanati- 7 am to 4 pm

5) Attabira assembly segment- Booth 235, Areigudi- 7 am to 6 pm

6) Bargarh assembly segment- Booth 68, Shakti Nagar Primary School- 7 am to 6 pm

7) Padampur assembly segment- Booth 16, Dava- 7 am to 4 pm

8) Brajrajnagar assembly segment- Booth 254, Charmal Project Upper Primary School- 7 am to 6 pm

9) Surada assembly segment- Booth 182, Renti- 7 am to 6 pm

Voters were seen in a beeline outside the booths to re-cast their votes. Despite doing this for the second time, people still seemed enthusiastic to take part in the festival of democracy.


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