Exchange of postal ballots conducted at Singtam Police Station

Gangtok, 22 Apr (IPR): As per guidelines of Election Commission of India, exchange of postal ballots of Sikkim Parliamentary Constituency and all 32 Assembly Constituencies (including Sangha) took place at Singtam Police Station today in the presence of representatives of contesting candidates.

Postal ballots were brought to Singtam Police Station under the supervision of Nodal Officers for postal ballots of all four districts.

Special arrangements were made for government employees who were engaged in polling duty as they casted their votes through postal ballots which were received in the concerned office of the District Election Officers of all four districts.

All exchanged ballot papers of concerned constituencies were taken back to designated strong rooms in district headquarters which will be kept under 24X7 security vigil.

Casting happened till poll day and now postal ballots are being received only through post which will continue till the start of counting process on 23rd May, 2019.