STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Rajasthan bypolls: Counting of votes in three assembly seats on May 2

Chief Electoral Officer Praveen Gupta said all preparations for the counting of votes have been completed.

Published: 01st May 2021 07:14 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st May 2021 07:14 PM   |  A+A-

EVM, Voting, Election

Representational Image. (Photo | Debadatta Mallick, EPS)

By PTI

JAIPUR: The counting of votes in the bypolls to Sahada, Sujangarh and Rajsamand assembly seats in Rajasthan will be held on Sunday.

Chief Electoral Officer Praveen Gupta said all preparations for the counting of votes have been completed.

He said only those people with double vaccination certificates or negative reports of RT-PCR test will be allowed at the counting venue.

The officer said all the employees or officers appointed in the counting hall will be wearing masks, face shields and gloves amid the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak.

He said counting will be done in 30 rounds in Sujangarh, 28 in Sahada and 25 rounds in Rajsamand.

According to officials, 60.37 percent voters exercised their franchise during the bypolls held on April 17.

In the 200-seat assembly in the state, the Congress has 104 MLAs, BJP 71, RLP three and the CPI(M) and RTP two MLAs each as well as 13 independents.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp