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All about the Lok Sabha elections

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Chandigarh, April 10, 2014
First Published: 00:17 IST(10/4/2014) | Last Updated: 08:47 IST(10/4/2014)

7 am to 5pm
BJP's Kirron Kher and her actor husband Anupam Kher have assets worth Rs. 45 crore and are the richest in the fray of the prominent candidates


Total voters: 6,13,939
Male: 3,32,888
Female: 2,81,051
Number of first time voters: 23,263
Total number of candidates: 17
Total number of women candidates: 5
Total number of polling booths: 519
Number of model polling stations: 519
Number of sensitive polling booths: 167
Electronic Voting Machines: 1,038 (two in each polling booth)
Number of licenced arms deposited: 1,413
Number of illegal firearms seized: 1
Number of illegal ammunition seized: 12 cartridges
Number of social elements against whom preventive action was taken during poll period: 164
Number of non-bailable warrants issued: 86
Number of complaints of paid news: Nil
Liquor haul: 7,535.42 litres
Drugs seized: 16,27,060 milligrams
Total number of cases of poll code violation: 10
Total number of notices of model code violation issued: 10
Total number of cases in which action taken for MCC violation: 2
Total number of MCC violation in which FIR registered: 1
Total number of notices for election expenditure violation issued: 3
Total money seized during poll period by enforcement agencies: 4168500
Percentage of voters issued photo voter slips: 60%. Other can get their photo voter slip at their respective polling booths
Number of postal ballots: 1,475
Number of policemen on poll duty: 5,000
New features: Webcasting
of all polling booths

Election SMS helpline (9216164606)
·To know you polling station: BTH (space) voter card number
·To check number of persons in queue: QUE (space)voter card number, QUE (space) polling station number
·Contesting candidates: CAN
·Help facility to know the key words: HLP
·Register you number for updates on general election: REG
Discounts: As many as 72 hotels and restaurants in the city will offer one-time discount for the voters. Discount on beauty parlor and spas.

Age wise detail of voters
 Age Group   Male      Female      Total
 18-19       14,475      8,788     23,263
 20-29       95,247      76303    17,1550
 30-39        82,452     72,838   15,5290
 40-49        63,503      57,862   12,1365
 50-59        43,659      35,464    79,123
 60-69          21,066   19,177      4,0243
 70-79           9,302      8,057      17,359
 80+             3,184       2,562        5,746
Total        3,32,888    2,81,051   6,13,939

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