View Polling Live in 17K Booths in TN - The New Indian Express

View Polling Live in 17K Booths in TN

Published: 23rd April 2014 08:09 AM

Last Updated: 24th April 2014 09:11 AM

On April 24, the polling day for the Lok Sabha elections, the public can view the polling process in as many as 17,684 booths across Tamil Nadu where webcasting facility will be available. For this purpose, an exclusive website has been created - public.gelsws.in and this will be available from 7 am, on April 24.

There are 60,817 polling stations in Tamil Nadu for the Lok Sabha elections and Alandur Assembly by-election. Out of these 17,684 are being covered with web streaming.

To ensure continuous participation of the general public in the elections, the live streaming of the poll process in these stations is made available for public viewing the above website. The viewer needs to first register his/her name and phone number in the register

page of the website; upon registration he/she will receive an SMS with temporary user name and password on the entered mobile number, which can be used to access the live streaming page.

Registered users will then be able to view random video of two simultaneous polling stations from each parliamentary constituency which will auto rotate every 1 minute.

It is informed that the access to view the video will be available only for 10 minutes per user after which, the user will be logged off from the website. This is done to control the load on server. If the viewer wishes to watch the stream again, he/she may log in again.

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