After the conclusion of the three-portion Bihar Assembly elections on Saturday, the counting of votes will launch the following day, 10 November (Tuesday).
The time period of the 243-member Bihar Legislative Assembly involves an kill on 29 November. Of the total strength, 38 seats are reserved for SCs and two for STs.
The Election Price has made make clear preparations for counting, by developing 55 counting centres in 38 districts across Bihar, with 414 counting halls effect of living up.
Three counting centres each and each had been effect of living up in four districts of East Champaran (which has 12 meeting constituencies), Gaya (10 seats), Siwan (eight constituencies) and Begusarai (seven constituencies).
In the first portion, 71 seats unfold across 16 districts went to pollon 28 October (1,066 candidates), whereas within the 2nd, voters in 94 seats of 17 districts exercised their franchise on 3 November ( 1,463 candidates). In the third portion, 78 seats unfold in 15 districts went to polls on 7 November (1,204 candidates).
As per the pointers effect of living up the Election Price attributable to the coronavirus pandemic, no more than 7 counting tables will seemingly be allowed within the counting halls, to back social distancing.
Face masks will seemingly be essential for going within the counting centres besides sanitisers will seemingly be stored in enough quantity there.
In the articulate capital Patna, votes for the total 14 Assembly constituencies will seemingly be counted at lawful one centre effect of living up at AN Faculty. The pollpanel mentioned it’s some distance readying 30 counting halls on the college.
Bihar chief electoral officer HR Srinivasa mentioned the Election Price has established a 3-tier security machine for sturdy rooms (housing the Digital Voting Machines) and the counting centres.
The internal core is being guarded by the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), then there would possibly maybe be the Bihar Military Police (BMP) and then the district police, he truly helpful newshounds.
“Now we possess deployed 19 companies of CAPF lawful for the safety of the sturdy rooms and counting centres.
Moreover, we now possess 59 CAPF companies to originate clear that law and expose steady by and within the aftermath of the counting job,” he mentioned. One CAPF company contains spherical 100 personnel.
The CEO mentioned the Election Price will strictly cope with any “anti-social” parts who make a choice pleasure in “hooliganism” steady by or within the aftermath of the counting.
Extra Director Total of Police (Headquarters) Jitendra Kumar mentioned CCTV cameras had been installed within the regulate rooms.
“Their mark is within the District Election Officers offices. And furthermore they are being monitored incessantly by the Chief Electoral Officer,” he mentioned.
In Bhagalpur district, which has two counting centres Authorities Polytechnic Faculty, Barari and Women’s ITI — preparations are being made for the November 10 outcomes for seven meeting seats.
Present screens are being effect of living up and two tents being erected at each and each counting centre for journalists and security personnel.
Preparations are being made to effect seven tables in each and each of the 14 halls.
Prohibitory orders below Half 144 of the Legal Draw Code (CrPC) had been imposed in and across the counting centres to kill the gathering of of us.
In Bhojpur district, the votes for the total seven meeting constituencies will seemingly be counted at one centre effect of living up at Bazar Samiti Godown, Arrah.
In the polls this twelve months, the Rashtriya Janata Dal is contesting from 144 seats, the Congress 70, and the Left events will together contest from 29 seats.
Majority exit polls launched after the third and final spherical of polls imply that Tejashwi Yadav-led Mahagathbandhan can possess an edge over the NDA.
But, who will the truth is acquire the magic resolve of 122 within the house of 243 will seemingly be known pleasurable after the votes are counted on Tuesday.
No topic COVID-19, Bihar voter turnout greater than 2015
Bihar recorded 57.05 p.c turnout within the Assembly elections this twelve months, marginally greater than that of 2015 despite the COVID-19 pandemic, as per legit knowledge.
The voter turnout within the elections held in 2015 was once 56.66 p.c, the Election Price knowledge confirmed. Feminine voter turnout this twelve months was once 59.69 p.c, greater than that of the male voters 54.68 per cent.
This twelve months’s turnout was once pushed up by reasonably aggressive polling within the third portion in which 78 seats within the 15 districts of Kosi-Seemanchal, Mithilanchal and Tirhut voted.
In closing twelve months’s Lok Sabha elections, 57.33 p.c turnout was once recorded.
No re-polling was once ordered in any constituency the effect elections had been held within the third portion, sources mentioned.
Poll observers and returning officers who had been on accountability within the third portion possess accomplished the scrutiny and no repoll has been truly helpful, they mentioned.
This was once the first most valuable election held within the nation amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
In expose to facilitate COVID-19 patients or those suspected of having the infection, the commission had prolonged the polling period by an hour.
Around 5.30 lakh election officers had been given particular training within the wake of the pandemic.
With inputs from PTI