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957 booths in Jalandhar to have webcasting today- general observer and DC

Punjab Tribune Bureau | May 18, 2019 07:54 PM

These polling booths will be observed directly from control room set up in administrative complex

 

 JALANDHAR- In its commitment to ensuring fair and free elections, General Election Observer for Jalandhar Parliamentary Seat I Samuel Anand Kumar and Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma on Saturday reviewed the preparations for the webcasting in 957 polling booths today (May 19) in the district. 

Divulging the details the General Election Observer and Deputy Commissioner said these polling booths will be under the direct observation of commission and a control room has been set up in the district administrative complex to regular monitoring of the polling on these booths.

They said that out of these 957 booths 118 booths fall in Phillaur assembly segment, 126 in Nakodar assembly segment, 122 in Shahkot, 110 in Kartarpur, 101 in Jalandhar West, 80 in Jalandhar Central, 88 in Jalandhar North, 105 in Jalandhar Cantt and 107 in Adampur assembly segment. 

 The General Observer and Deputy Commissioner said that for webcasting at these booths web cameras, wi-fi routers and dedicated staff have been deployed for keeping a strict vigil over the polling process. 

They said that the live monitoring of the polling process on these booths will be kept. They said that through webcasting Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), District Election Officer (DEO) and Assistant Returning Officer (AROs) would monitor the entire process of polling at these booths.

The General Observer and Deputy Commissioner said that the trial run for webcasting was conducted on May 1 and the second trial run was held on May 12. 

On the occasion, Additional Deputy Commissioner (D) Kulwant Singh was also present.

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