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Punjab Assembly polls: Number of polling booths increased to 24,689

Chandigarh, Sep 14 (UNI) Punjab Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Dr S Karuna Raju on Tuesday said that after rationalization the number of polling booths in the state has been enhanced to 24,689 from the existing 23,211.
Interacting with the media persons at his office here, the CEO said that due to the due COVID pandemic, the limit of voters falling in a polling booth has been reduced from existing 1,400 to 1,200. He said that this has led to an enhancement in the number of polling booths across the state.
Dr Raju also said that after the rationalization process the number of polling booths has been increased to 24,689 from the existing 23,211.
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