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20 FIRs for violation of model code of conduct registered, 383 complaints on c-vigil app

Ranchi, Nov 11 (UNI) State's Chief Electoral Officer Vinay Kumar Choubey on Monday
said that post the implementation of the model code of conduct a total of 20 FIRs have
been registered so far against its violation.
Addressing a press conference here he said that the 20 FIRs have been registered
till yesterday for violation of MCC.
He said on the c-vigil app a total of 383 complaints related to violation of model code
of conduct has been received out of which 382 complaints have been disposed off.
He said the booth app facility which has been started for the first time by the election
commission for the convenience of the voters will be available for the electors of 10
assembly areas including those from Jamshedpur East, Jamshedpur West, Chaibasa,
Ramgarh, Hazaribagh, Ranchi, Deoghar, Gandey, Bokaro and Jharia.
Mr Choubey said through the booth app the people will be able to monitor the number
of people standing in a queue at the polling booth and can come to cast their votes on
he basis of their token number. Apart from that information related to photo voter slip and
polling station in detail can be obtained from the app.
The Chief Electoral Officer said for the first time the facility of postal ballot is being
provided for divyang voters and voters who are above 80 years of age and this facility
will be available on a pilot basis on seven assembly areas including Rajmahal, Pakur,
Jamtara, Deoghar, Godda, Bokaro and Dhanbad.
He said that voting on these seats will be held in the fourth and fifth phase.
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