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.