In Tripura, the Election Commission has appointed 60 counting observers to oversee the counting of votes in all assembly constituencies in an independent and impartial manner. All of them will reach Tripura by February 28. On the other hand, the polling for the Sohyeong assembly seat in Meghalaya, scheduled for February 27, has been postponed.
Voting has been done in Tripura now people are waiting for the results. In such a situation, for the first time, the Election Commission has appointed 60 counting observers to ensure the counting of votes in a free and fair manner. A senior election official gave information about this on Saturday. He informed that a counting observer would be appointed in each assembly constituency.
That the Election Commission has appointed 60 counting observers to supervise the counting of votes in all assembly constituencies in an independent and impartial manner. All of them will reach Tripura by February 28. Significantly, the assembly elections were held in the northeastern state on February 16. The counting of votes will take place on March 2.
Geete Kirankumar Dinkarrao and DGP Amitabh Ranjan have already visited all the eight districts. He has held a meeting with the District Magistrates and Superintendents of Police regarding the peaceful counting of votes here. He has reviewed the overall security scenario of all the districts and also took stock of the security arrangements.
Voting on Meghalaya Sohiong Assembly seat postponed
Voting on Meghalaya’s Sohiong Assembly seat scheduled for February 27 has been postponed. The Election Commission has taken this decision following the sudden death of HDR Lyngdoh, former Home Minister of Meghalaya and UDP candidate from Sohiang assembly constituency. An official gave information about this on Saturday. The returning officer said in an order that the polling (in the Sohyeong assembly constituency) scheduled to be held on February 27 from 7 am to 4 pm is postponed until a new date for polling is notified by the Election Commission of India. is done.’
HDR was preparing for the upcoming elections
HDR Lyngdoh passed away on the evening of 20 February. He was preparing for the upcoming elections. HDR was commonly known as Mahe. He was the Home Minister in the Mukul Sangma-led Congress government. He first won as MLA from Sohyeong in 1988 on a ticket of Hill State People’s Democratic Party (HSPDP) and remained MLA till 1998.