Namchi, 21st October(IPR): The polled Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voters Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPATs) used for Bye Elections of 10 Poklok Kamrang Assembly Constituency in South District was sealed and stored at the strong room situated in District Administrative Centre Namchi, today.
The sealing process was done in the presence of General Observer for Bye Elections to 10 Poklok Kamrang Assembly Constituency Mr Alak Kumar Saharia, Returning Officer (South) Mr. Ragul K., Assistant Returning Officer Mr. Satyen Pradhan, Sector Magistrates, representatives from political parties and election agents.
The polled EVMs and VVPATs have been kept in the strong room with adequate security arrangements along with 24×7 CCTV coverage. Additionally, the RO informed that the EVMS and VVPATs will be taken out from the strong room on the day of counting i.e. on 24th October 2019.