84.42 percent disabled voters set a record
Chief electoral Officer informed about this
More turnout than last time
Ranchi: Voting for 13 seats of the first phase of assembly was
completed today. 64.44 percent (tentative) polling was recorded
for these 13 seats. 56-59 in Chatra (SC), 67.3 in 68-Gumla (ST),
69- 69.8 in Bishunpur (ST), 71.47 in 72-Lohardaga (ST), 62.66
in 73-Manika (ST), 74- 67.2 in Latehar (SC), 64.1 in 75-Panki,
76-63.9 in Daltanganj, 77-in Vishrampur 61.6, 78- 62.3 in
Chhatarpur (SC), 79- 60.9 in Hussainabad, 80- 66.04 in Garhwa
and 81.67.34 for Bhawanathpur seat.
The electorate exercised their franchise. Shri Vinay Kumar
Choubey, Chief Electoral Officer, said that there was no notice
of any disturbance from anywhere in the polling in these 13 seats.
All polling stations were polled peacefully. Additional Chief
Electoral Officer Shri Kripanand Jha and Mr. Shailesh Kumar
Chaurasia were present in the press conference.
The Chief Electoral Officer said that in the first phase, the
percentage of polling for the 13 assembly seats for which was
held today, on November 30, 2019, was 64.44, thus registering
an increase of 1.15 percent as compared to the 2014 assembly
elections. The total polling for these seats was 63.29 percent in the
assembly elections. In the 2014 assembly elections 27- 53.62
percent for Chatra (SC), 68- 60.73 per cent for Gumla (ST), 69-
66.92 per cent for Vishunpur (ST) 72- 67.75 per cent for Lohardaga
(ST), 73 – 59.77 for Manika (ST) seat, 66.17 percent for 74-Latehar
(SC) seat, 65.72 for 75-Panki seat, 64.70 percent for 76-Daltonganj
seat, 77- 61.31 percent for Vishrampur seat, 78- 59.63 percent for
Chhatarpur (SC) seat, 62.21 for 79-Hussainabad seat, 80-Garhwa seat
New 67.81 and 68.16 per cent of 81-Purnapani, Bhawanathpur seat
had exercised their franchise.
Voting by the disabled voters set a new record
The Chief Electoral Officer said that in the first phase of voting, there
was an increased participation of disabled voters. He said that 84.22
percent of disabled voters exercised their franchise. The total number
of disabled voters in this phase was 49007. 3152 for their convenience.
2669 Volunteers were deployed at various polling stations for
arranging and assisting the wheel chair. Vendors go to and from home
to polling Ltd. was used 1108 vehicles.
Voting for the first phase