Webcast from 100 urban polling booths of Karnal segment
For the first time, 100 urban polling booths in the Karnal parliamentary constituency are equipped for live webcast of voting on Thursday.punjab Updated: Apr 09, 2014 21:57 IST
For the first time, 100 urban polling booths in the Karnal parliamentary constituency are equipped for live webcast of voting on Thursday.
Returning officer, Karnal, Balraj Singh, said that all necessary arrangements had been undertaken
for peaceful elections and there would be a complete ban on plying on private vehicles except for those going for polling, offices or emergency services.
Singh said that no complaint of any inducements offered by the individuals or the political party had been received so far. He confirmed that no incident of any recovery of illegal cash been reported in the constituency.
"A day before polling day is indeed a challenge to check such illegal activities and we are fully geared up. Every precaution has been taken and the paramilitary forces have deployed at 163 sensitive and hypersensitive polling booths in Karnal district alone," he said.
Constant videography would be done at sensitive booths.
Meanwhile, on the eve of Lok Sabha polls, the state police have sealed the Haryana borders sharing boundaries with Uttar Pradesh.
The election authorities have urged the voters to cast their votes and said that strict vigil would be maintained on electioneering.
Political parties have been directed not to erect their booths within the 200-metre radius of polling stations.
On Thursday, voters will seal electoral fate of 51 candidates in Karnal and Kurukshetra parliamentary segments.
In Kurukshetra 25 candidates are contesting polls where 26 individuals are in fray from Karnal segment.
Congress's Naveen Jindal and Arvind Sharma are seeking third term from Kurukshetra and Karnal segments, respectively.