Himachal Voting Today: Voting will be held in 68 assembly seats of Himachal Pradesh today. Special care has been taken to ensure the smooth conduct of the voting process. Around 30,000 security personnel, including 67 companies of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and over 11,500 state police personnel, have been deployed for peaceful polling in Himachal Pradesh. Apart from this, around 50,000 government employees are on pole duty.
How many polling stations in total
The Election Commission said that out of 7881 polling stations, 798 are sensitive and 397 are in the category of hypersensitive. Chask Bhatori of Bharmour tribal AC of Chamba district is such a polling station, to reach where the polling party has to walk 14 km. According to the Election Commission, this time there are 55,92,828 voters in Himachal. Out of the total eligible voters, 27,37,845 are women, 28,54,945 are men and 38 are of third gender. 1.93 lakh voters are between the age of 18-19 years.
Deployment of NDRF and SDRF teams
According to the information, teams of National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Relief Force (SDRF) have also been kept ready, which includes 800 personnel, to deal with any emergency. According to the instructions of the Chief Electoral Officer, the State Disaster Management Plan has been prepared along with the plans of District Disaster Management.
The State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) has deployed National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Relief Force (SDRF) teams, comprising 50 personnel each, in the tribal-dominated Lahaul and Spiti and Chamba districts. Apart from this, ten personnel each of NDRF and SDRF have been deployed at the district headquarters of Chamba and Pangi. Apart from this, 10-10 NDRF personnel have also been deployed at Lahaul-Spiti, Kaza and Udaipur district headquarters.
Results will come on 8 December
Significantly, the state government has declared a public holiday on the day of polling for employees of government offices, boards, corporations, educational institutions and industrial establishments in Himachal Pradesh. The counting of votes in the hill state will take place on December 8. Let us tell you that mainly three parties are in the fray in the state elections – BJP, Congress and Aam Aadmi Party.
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