A total of 117 polling booths will be shifted elsewhere

Following directions from the Election Commission to limit the strength of voters to 1,500 per polling booth, the election authorities have decided to add 70 auxiliary polling stations to the existing 1,967 in nine Assembly constituencies of the district.

Deputy Commissioner K.G. Jagadeesha said in a release on Wednesday that the auxiliary polling stations would be housed beside the original polling booths to help new voters exercise their franchise in the same location.

Sixteen auxiliary polling stations were being set up in Gulbarga North Assembly constituency, 13 in Aland Assembly constituency, 11 in Gulbarga South Assembly constituency, eight in Afzalpur Assembly constituency, seven each in Jewargi and Chittapur Assembly constituencies, four in Sedam Assembly constituency and two each in Chincholi and Gulbarga Rural Assembly constituencies, the release said.

He said 117 existing polling booths would be shifted to new locations for different reasons.

While 41 polling stations were being shifted in Gulbarga North constituency, 25 were shifted in Chittapur, 20 in Gulbarga Rural, 12 in Aland , nine in Gulbarga South, six in Afzalpur , two in Sedam and one each polling station in Jewargi and Chincholi Assembly constituencies.

Details

Details of the polling stations that have been shifted are available online at www.gulbarga.nic.in.

Objections or suggestions may be submitted to the Deputy Commissioner by Saturday.


  • Details of polling booths that have been shifted are available at www.gulbarga.nic.in.

  • Objections or suggestions may be submitted to the Deputy Commissioner by Saturday


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