Election Commission’’s poll observers to meet today

March 15th, 2009 - 11:02 am ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): The Election Commission will hold a meeting of poll observers here today.
During the two-day meeting, Chief Election Commissioner N Gopalawami and two Election Commissioners Navin Chawla and S Y Quraishi will brief around 1500 observers on the conduct of elections.
The election process will be set in motion on March 23 and notifications for the first phase of polling will be issued on April 16.
Nearly 714 million voters are eligible to exercise their franchise for 543 member Lok Sabha.
The three-member poll panel had already reviewed poll preparations in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. (ANI)

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