Sunday, October 1, 2023

Prez poll: Ballot boxes arrive Delhi

A day after the presidential election, the ballot boxes boarded flights from different states including Nagaland on separate air tickets under the name “Mr Ballot box”. The boxes were accompanied by election officers, for their return journey to Delhi from the states’ capitals.
The ballot box from Nagaland was flown to Delhi by IndiGo flight accompanied by additional secretary NLA K. Rio and other officials including Central observer, Surender Kumar.It is probably the first time that the election commission booked two-way tickets for the ballot boxes. Earlier, these were sent as hand baggage by supervising officials. Counting of votes to decide the fate of Presidential candidates will be held on July 21.


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