Raipur, November 24, 2008: As many as 33 booths are going to poll once again today after irregularities were reported from those places on the first phase of election on November 14.
The 33 booths are spread over naxal hit Bastar, Kanker, Dantewada, Narayanpur and Bijapur districts, Election Commission officials said here today.
Also looking into the allegation of irregularities, the Commission has directed all the five District Returning Officers to videograph the entire polling, they said.
In all those places polling would be conducted between seven AM to three PM.
In Kanker district seven booths of Antagarh constituency namely Amodi, Amakot, Koregaon, Jethegaon, Mandagaon, Kamta and Bade Pinjoli and two booths of Bhanupratappur, Hilchur and Kopakatel are facing repoll.
Similarly, seven booths of Narayanpur constituency namely Rengagondi, Hangawa, Totar, Adnar, Nahakanar, Tumudibala and Kudhur booths are going for repoll.
Harrakoder, Amlidhar and Kukanar of Chitrakot segment of Bastar district are facing repoll.
In Dantewada constituency, the Commission was conducting repoll in six places, Handabada, Pandewar, Kuper, Mangnar, Kidriras and Muler.
Similarly in Konta seat of the same Dantewada district seven places namely Gogunda, Gondapalli, Pordem, Maroki, Michwar, Chintalnar and Gorkha are going for repoll.
Jharamarka booth in Bijapur seat was also having the same fate, the officials said.
Ruling Congress in Chhattisgarh today failed to reach a conclusion over finalisation of names for the 2023 Assembly election.
A high level team from the Election Commission arrived here today to review the preparedness of the Chhattisgarh Assembly election 2023.
Despite having a strong Congress government in Chhattisgarh the AICC today picked up only two leaders from the state for the all-powerful Congress Working Committee.
Powerful AICC General Secretary K C Venugopal will be on tour of Chhattisgarh tomorrow.
In a first, BJP today declared the names of 21 candidates for yearend assembly election in Chhattisgarh.
In a first ever set back to the Congress regime of Chhattisgarh, the Election Commission today hold the transfer order of IAS Suruchi Singh.