Observer supervises EVM preparation in Budgam, visits polling booths
BUDGAM: The Election Observer, Mr. Harbhupinder Singh Nanda visited 02-Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency, Budgam today.
Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) were prepared for all five assembly constituencies in the district. The defective units were replaced from the reserve randomly by Observer in presence of District Election Officer, Budgam, Mr. Khurshid Ahmed Shah and representatives of political parties.
The Observer was informed that 37 Micro Observers have been appointed for a total of 540 polling booths in Budgam and 5 have been kept reserve for emergency purpose.
The Observer visited Khansahib Assembly segment which has 107 polling booths. He also paid a visit to polling station number 16-Khansahib-A and 17-Khansahib-B located in Government Boys Higher Secondary School. Arrangements for webcasting have been made at both the polling stations.
Assistant Returning Officers apprised the Observer that the polling station number 50-Lattar Chadura and 42-Kaich Razgir have been set up as model polling stations.
A meeting with Micro Observers of the district is scheduled for April 26, 2014.