A day earlier than the essential third part of polling within the ongoing meeting elections, the Elections Fee of India on Monday suspended six polling officers in Assam upon discovering that 181 votes had been solid at a sales space in Dima Hasao district that had solely 90 registered voters.
In an official assertion, the Election Fee mentioned that in the course of the scrutiny of Presiding Officer diary and different paperwork, it was discovered that the presiding officer and the polling officers of 107 – A Khothlir I.P. Faculty have allowed 181 individuals to solid votes in opposition to the whole 90 voters aginst that polling stations.
As per the discover, rhe Presiding and 1st Polling officer, of their statements, have admitted that they allowed the voters registered in opposition to the principle polling station to solid their votes within the auxiliary polling station.
Paying attention to this lapse, the District Election Officer has suspended the Sector Officer, the Presiding Officer and three different polling officers for ‘dereliction of obligation’.
The six officers who’ve been suspended, with rapid impact, are recognized as: Seikhosiem Lhangum (Sector Officer), Prahlad Ch Roy (Presiding Officer), Parameswar Charangsa (1st Polling Officer), Swaraj Kanti Das (2nd Polling Officer) and Lalzamlo Thiek (third Polling Officer).
As per the official round, the polling company has really useful repoll at sales space of those polling stations.
Assam is holding a three-phase Meeting elections. The primary part was held on March 27, adopted by second part on April 1. The third, and closing part is scheduled for April 6. A voter turnout of about 77.21 per cent was recorded within the second part of the meeting election on Thursday.