46 booths in seven states to witness repolling today

April 18th, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Apr. 18 (ANI): The repolling in 46 polling booths spread across seven states is beginning from today.

At least 29 polling stations in Andhra Pradesh, five in Assam, two in Kerala and one in Uttar Pradesh will go for elections again.

One polling booth in Jammu and Kashmir will see repoll on April 19.

Five polling stations in Arunachal Pradesh and three in Nagaland will go to polls again on April 20th.

On Thursday, a total of 124 constituencies spread across 15 states and two union territories went to polls in the first phase of Lok Sabha elections.

The Election Commission had ordered repolling in 46 polling stations on Friday, .

According to Commission sources, process of examination of documents by observers and Returning Officers is on to take a final view on repolling in some other booths.

Election Commissioner Navin Chawla is visiting Muzaffarpur in Bihar on Saturday. He is expected to review poll preparedness for the second phase of election in the state.

To review the poll preparedness in Lucknow, Election Commissioner S.Y Qureshi is arriving here on Saturday. (ANI)

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