"Of the 1,879 polling teams, 1,858 have reached the EVM collection centres of their respective areas safely by Friday evening. Rest of the 21 polling teams will be evacuated on Saturday," the functionary at the state Chief Electoral Office said here.
In view of the Naxal threat, polling teams from interior areas are being evacuated cautiously amid tight security, he informed.
The Central observer appointed by Election Commission has reviewed the polling process as per standard guidelines and no error was found in any polling booths, he said.
The poll officials on Thursday evening had said that 57 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 5pm in Bastar.
Polling for 11 seats of Chhattisgarh is being held in three phases.
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