Mehra said that in the first phase, 72 lakh 38 thousand 66 voters will be able to exercise their franchise in 10,131 polling stations, in which 37 lakh 47 thousand 347 men, 34 lakh 90 thousand 696 women and 23 other voters will be able to exercise their franchise. He informed that after the completion of voting of all the phases, counting of votes will be done on December 8.
The Election Commissioner said that on Monday, Ajmer, Banswara, Barmer, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Bundi, Chittorgarh, Churu, Dungarpur, Hanumangarh, Jaisalmer, Jalore, Jhalawar, Jhunjhunu, Nagaur, Pali, Pratapgarh, Rajsamand, Sikar, Tonk and Udaipur districts Voting will be held for 1,310 members of 65 Panchayat Samitis and their respective Zilla Parishad members.
He said that during the Kovid-19 epidemic, safe voting should be done strictly following the guidelines related to Kovid-19 issued by the Center, State, Medical, Local Administration and State Election Commission.
He said that on the polling day, the District Magistrate and the Police Officer should keep a constant watch on law and order and also visit the polling stations.
The commissioner informed that for Zilla Parishad and Panchayat Samiti members, voting will be held on November 23 for the first phase, November 27 for the second phase, December 1 for the third phase and December 5 for the fourth phase. The counting of votes will be held at all district headquarters from 9 am on December 8.
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