Coimbatore

10,624 govt. officers, teachers to be deployed for poll duty

District Election Officer C. Kathiravan distributing booth slip to an elector at Thindal in Erode on Friday.

District Election Officer C. Kathiravan distributing booth slip to an elector at Thindal in Erode on Friday.  

They will be provided training on April 7

A total of 10,624 government officers and teachers will be deployed in 2,213 centres for poll duty on April 18.

District Election Officer and Collector C. Kathiravan, in the presence of General Observer Manik Gursal, allotted poll duty to the officers at the Collectorate. Mr. Kathiravan said that basic amenities were being arranged at all the polling stations and four persons would be deployed for each station.

Number of officials to be deployed in each Assembly constituency include, Erode East – 1,136 officers for 237 polling stations, Erode West – 1,432 officers for 298 stations, Modakurichi – 1,320 officers for 275 stations, Perundurai - 1,264 officers for 263 stations, Bhavani – 1,388 officers for 289 stations, Anthiyur – 1,252 officers for 261 stations, Gobichettipalayam – 1,420 officers for 296 stations, and Bhavani Sagar – 1,412 officers for 296 stations.

Ballot sheets

Mr. Kathiravan said that Chief Officers will issue orders for the polling station officers, who would be provided training on April 7. He also inspected the dispatch of 13,000 postal ballot sheets for the six assembly constituencies.

Mr. Kathiravan distributed the photo voter slip to polling officers and the electors at Thindal. S. Kavitha, District Revenue Officer, M. Dinesh, Personal Assistant (General) to Collector, Ravichandran, Tahsildar (Election), and other officials were present.

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