Kohima’s DC informs on post poll, counting votes
Dimapur, May 27 (EMN): The Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Kohima Rajesh Soundararajan has informed about the poll scrutiny and the counting of votes in Kohima district. According to the Department of Information and Public Relations on Sunday, this information has been updated in connection with the Lok Sabha by-election of the Nagaland Constituency Assembly.
Post poll scrutiny: The Kohima’s DC has informed that the post poll scrutiny of Form 17A and other documents will be taken up on May 29 at 11:00 am at the District Planning and Development Board hall in Kohima. The candidate or his election agent or a representative duly authorised by the candidate may be present to watch the proceedings of scrutiny. It also informed that cellular phones and other electronic equipments will not be allowed inside the room during the scrutiny. Counting of votes: The counting of votes for the 8 Western Angami , 9 Kohima Town , 10 Northern Angami I, 11 Northern Angami II, 12 Tseminyu, 14 Southern Angami I, and 15 Southern Angami II assembly segments of Kohima district will be taken up on May 31 at 8:00 am at the Deputy Commissioner’s (DC) office in Kohima. In this connection, the DC has informed the candidates that, under law, counting agents are to be appointed in Form 18, one for each counting table. Further, the candidates have been requested to note that the 100 meter periphery around the counting centre will be demarcated as ‘pedestrian zone’ and no vehicles shall be allowed. Only the candidate or his election agent and counting agents appointed by him and any other person with authorised photo identity card duly issued by the election commission or district election officer or returning officers displayed on his person shall be allowed to cross the first cordon of security ring, it added. No personal effects like cellular phones, camera- still or video (except official recording by appointed person) shall be allowed inside the counting hall. If any such items are brought, it should be deposited at the counter that will be opened for the purpose, it added.