40 EVMs airlifted to CCpur


IMPHAL, Mar 5: Around 40 EVMs used in the first phase of election, yesterday at the remote areas of Churachandpur and Pherzawl districts namely Thanlon, Tipaimukh and Henglep A/Cs were airlifted to the district head quarters today.

According to a source, the presiding officers and EVMs used in 20 polling stations of Vangai Range under Tipaimukh A/C were airlifted by India Air Force helicopters from Jiribam.
Although, transportation was slightly delayed due to unfavourable weather conditions, the presiding officers and the EVMs of Kangrengdor, Thanlon and Henglep were also airlifted, it added.

The source pointed out that the polling personnel of 56-35 polling station of Khajang A/C were yet to reach the district HQs as their vehicle broke down enroute.
It further said that the RO has sent a recommendation to the ECI for repoll in three polling stations of Saitu A/C.

Source: The Sangai Express


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