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Arrangements in place for counting of votes in Noida on March 11

Arrangements have been made for counting OF votes for Noida, Dadri and Jewar seats in UP assembly elections on March 11

noida Updated: Feb 28, 2017 22:40 IST
Vaibhav Jha
Vaibhav Jha
Hindustan Times
Voting for the UP assembly elections was held in Gautam Budh Nagar district on February 11.
Voting for the UP assembly elections was held in Gautam Budh Nagar district on February 11.(Burhaan Kinu/HT FIle Photo)

Proper arrangements have been made for counting of votes for the three assembly constituencies - Noida, Dadri and Jewar - of Gautam Budh Nagar on March 11.

“The counting of votes will begin from 8am at Phool Mandi and Phase II Noida. The strong room where electronic voting machines (EVMs) are kept will be opened at 7.50 am,” said district magistrate NP Singh, who is also the district election officer, Gautam Budh Nagar.

Each assembly segment will have 14 tables for counting. There will be 35 rounds of counting for the Noida assembly seat. Dadri will have 30 rounds of counting, followed by 25 rounds of counting for Jewar constituency.

Each candidate can assign two agents on each table but of these only one will be allowed to be present inside the counting hall.

Read more: UP elections: 60.37% turnout in fourth-phase amid stray incidents of violence

On February 11, voting for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections was held in the district. Of the 12,86,431 voters in the three constituencies in the district, only 7,30,699 voters cast their votes with a total polling percentage of 56.80 in the district. The Noida assembly seat registered the lowest polling percentage of 48.55. Jewar registered the highest with 65.33%, followed by Dadri with 60.22%.

Read more: Greater Noida sectors pulled down Dadri and Jewar poll percentage

Of the 5,23,559 voters in Noida, only 2,54,197 voters exercised their franchise. In Dadri assembly segment, as many as 2,65,210 voters cast their vote out of a total of 4,40,424 voters registered. In Jewar, out of the 3,22,448 voters, 2,11,292 walked up to the polling booths to cast their vote.

First Published: Feb 28, 2017 22:16 IST

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