Raipur, November 25, 2008: After repolling in 33 places of the first phase of election ended yesterday the Election Commission was today conducting repolling in 16 places.
All the 16 booths had gone for polling on November 20 in the second phase of election but due to irregularities the Election Commission was conducting repolling today, Commission sources said.
The booths going to repolls were Sapaha and Kuberpur of Bhatgaon seat in Sarguja district.
Chhatataria booth in Pathalgaon seat of Jashpur district.
Ralia and Mudianar booths in Kathghora seat of Korba district.
Jogidipa, Tilaipali, Dewari, Dewarung booths of Bhilaigarh seat, Marda, Khamaria and Changori booths of Kasdol seat, Pauta and Manikchouri of Abhanpur seat, all in Raipur district.
And Muchar and Dorde booths of Mohla-Manpur seat of Rajnandgaon district.
BJP candidate Devendra Pratap Singh was today declared elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from the lone seat from Chhattisgarh.
The Supreme Court of India today struck down the controversial electoral bond scheme that allowed anonymous donations to political parties, as unconstitutional, terming this as violative of right to information and freedom of speech.
Chairman of the High Level Committee (HLC) on One Nation One Election and former President of India Ram Nath Kovind today held consultation with former Chief Justice of India Justice U U Lalit.
Ahead of the General Elections to Lok Sabha 2024, a nationwide awareness programme on Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) is underway to provide citizens with a first-hand experience of the voting process and familiarity with the machines.
Former President of India Ram Nath Kovind led High Level Committee, constituted for the One Nation One Election, has started its consultation.
ED today raided the premises of a close confidant of Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and a district collector in the illegal mining case.