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Kundgol, Chincholi bypolls : EC identifies 85 critical booths

Bengaluru, May 16 (UNI) The Election Commission has identified as many as 85 polling stations as 'most sensitive' among the total 445 polling stations in the Kundagol,Chincholi Assembly segments, which goes to bypolls on May-19.
Briefing mediapersons on Thursday on the elaborate arrangements made for the bypolls, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sanjiv Kumar said that all critical polling stations would be provided with additional security forces to ensure free and fair elections.
“We will deploy Central paramilitary forces in these polling stations and provide them with special police protection, webcasting facilities. As many as 46 micro observers will be posted here apart from 6 videographers,” he said.
The Commission is also monitoring expenditure by candidates and has put in place 48 static surveillance teams, 30 flying squads, two video viewing teams and 19 video surveillance teams.
Referring to measures taken to prevent poll related violations he said that of the total Rs 79.64 lakh seized so far in these constituencies, Rs 48.82 lakh is in cash and 1.11 kg worth precious metals worth Rs 30 lakh. The highest seizures have been made in Kundgol at Rs 72.22 lakh. Over 169 litres of liquor worth Rs 82,715 have also been seized, the CEO said.
A total of 3,83,313 voters will exercise their franchise in these two assembly constituencies and of these 4,340 are Persons with Disability (PwD) voters and 138 service voters. The highest number of PwD voters are from Kundgol with 2,487 persons, the CEO said.
The campaign would comes to a grinding to halt by 1700 hours on Friday evening for both the Assembly segments.
While highest number of 18 contestants including BJP and the Congress are in the fray for the Chincholi Assembly segment, as many as 8 contestants are in Kundagol Assembly seat.
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