13 additional observers deployed in West Bengal

May 6th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Election Commission has deployed 13 additional observers to oversee the poll process in some West Bengal Lok Sabha constituencies where elections are to be held Thursday.
“The commission has also deployed one additional observer in Uttar Pradesh and two observers in Bihar,” Deputy Election Commission R. Balakrishnan told reporters here.

Balakrishnan said the commission decided to send additional observers taking into consideration the sensitivity and terrain of the areas.

He said arrangements are in place for Thursday’s poll.

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