Repolling in booth if voting stalled for two hours: poll panel

March 17th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS  

Bharatiya Janata Party Bhopal, March 17 (IANS) Repolling would be held in any booth during the forthcoming general elections if voting there is stalled for two hours or more, election officials said Monday.
At a meeting with the representatives of political parties, Madhya Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer J.S. Mathur said this was the new directive of the Election Commission (EC).

Mathur also told the representatives of the other rules and regulations regarding the elections.

All candidates would have to attach all documents during filing of nomination papers and the returning officer concerned would provide the receipt to the candidate along with the list. The relevant forms would also have to be submitted to the election commission office by 1500 hrs on the last date of filing of nominations.

The meeting was attended by the representatives of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Congress, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), the Communist Party of India (CPI) and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD).

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