Mangan, 17 Mar (IPR): District Magistrate-cum-District Election Officer, Shri Raj K Yadav, called a press conference in his chamber today wherein he informed that the first Randomization of EVMs will be held on 18 March in the presence of all political parties at Zilla Bhawan as per the directions of Election Commission of India.
The entire process of randomization will be done through Election Management Software (EMS) and will be video graphed. After randomization all EVMs will be kept assembly constituency/assembly segment-wise.
Thereafter, the EVMs located at Zilla Bhawan (NDZP) strong room will be shifted at newly constructed strong room at premises of the District Administration Centre, Mangan as per the direction of Election Commission of India.
The DEO informed that on 18 March after publication of notification of election by Election Commission of India, the notice of election will be issued by the Office of the District Collector, North; therefore all willing candidates are hereby informed that nomination papers can be collected with other related documents from the office of the District Collector, North.
Further, Only three numbers of vehicle in the convoy of the candidate or accompanying him are to be allowed to come within the periphery of 100 meters (main gate of District Administrative Centre) office of the Returning Officer, North. The maximum number of person who can be allowed to enter the office of returning officer at the time of filing nomination is to be limited to five (including candidate).
Further, Expenditure Observer, Shri Ravi Patel, Indian Railway and Account Service, is also arriving on 18 March in the district to monitor the progress and status of the preparedness of election and he may be contacted on 03592-234003 (landline) or 7586909224 (Mobile Phone) or one can meet him at North District Zilla Panchayat Guest House for any election issues.