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Repolling On At Some Booths In 4 Blocks Amid Tight Security

Brahmagiri/Ghasipura/Bhuban: Amid tight security arrangements repolling is on at different places across Odisha where voting process was cancelled due to loot of ballot box, booth capturing and other poll-related disturbances in the recently concluded four phases panchayat polls.

CCTV cameras were installed at booth no 6 in Mathapatna village under Ambapada panchayat and booth no 6 at Balikera Pachhipala panchayat along with deployment of more police personnel during the repolling.

Notably, on February 13, miscreants had looted ballot box from the two booths under Brahmagiri block prompting the State Election Commission to hold the repoll today.

Repolling is also being held at Pandua and Daradipala booths under Ghasipura block in Keonjhar district after the voting process was cancelled during the second phase rural polls due to error in ballot papers.

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