24th May 2024 10:05:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

Yupia, May 24: A crucial election counting meeting with the candidates, political party representatives and their counting agents was held at the DC Conference Hall, Yupia on Friday.
DEO Papum Pare, Jiken Bomjen while appealing to all for the peaceful conclusion of the elections 2024, briefed the gathering about the counting day preparedness.
He elaborately highlighted the activities pertaining to the venue, security and traffic arrangements, final randomization of counting personnel, procedure for  opening of strong rooms, post counting shifting of sealed polled EVMs, appointment of counting agents, allotment of counting tables etc.
Highlighting the security and traffic arrangements, the DEO informed that a three-tier security arrangement has been made to ensure peaceful counting.
“Public announcement systems will be installed at the parking deck of the Golden Jubilee Outdoor Stadium Yupia; the earmarked area for public gathering. No unauthorised persons will be allowed near the stadium premises,” he further informed while appealing to all for cooperation.
Furthermore entry of vehicles near the counting hall will be strictly restricted. Only those authorised and with vehicle passes will be allowed near the stadium premises while the public has been directed to park the vehicles along the highway.
“To maintain transparency of the entire counting process the authorised nominee and the counting agents of the political parties can witness randomization of counting personnel,  opening of strong rooms etc,” the DEO said, urging candidates to appoint and guide the counting agents to attend the various pre-counting procedures.
He also asked the political candidates to submit form –18, which deals with appointment of counting agents by May 29 next.
Kipa Raja, ARO 13-Doimukh cum NO ( Strong room ) also directed the political party workers to remove party tents near the Golden Jubilee Outdoor Stadium entry gates by May 30 next.
Later in the interactive session that followed, the political party representatives cleared their doubts on the counting process.
Among others the meeting was attended by DySP Gari Tai, EAC (Election) Dani Rikang, Nodal Officers and representatives of the candidates of Assembly and Parliamentary elections.

Kenter Joya Riba

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