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Poll material for Himachal's remote booths despatched

IANS  |  Shimla 

To conduct polling at remote vote booths of the four seats in Himachal Pradesh, polling officials and material have been despatched three days ahead of the voting on May 19, said Devesh Kumar, here on Thursday.

Of the 7,730 polling booths, seven are in Dodra Kwar, the remote subdivision of the district. While four parties have already reached Kittarwadi, Gandarwadi, Dodra and Pujarli polling stations, others would reach Jakha, Jiskoon and Pandar polling booths on Friday.

The polling party to the remote Bara-Bhangal area in the district has also been despatched. Initally, this polling party was to be airlifted, but due to bad weather the helicopter could not be pressed into service and it had to take the road.

For election duty, 46,000 personnel have been deputed in the state.



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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 20:22 IST