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Wokha administration undertakes poll scrutiny

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By EMN Updated: May 29, 2018 11:48 pm
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Dimapur, May 29 (EMN): Scrutiny of the four constituencies in Wokha district was held on May 29 in the DC’s conference hall, Wokha, in presence of observer, Ravinder Singh; ARO Dr. Manazir Jeelani Samoon; AEO Aketo Shohe; youth wing NPF Wokha division; NDPP media secretary; and DPRO N Stephen Ngullie.
The agents of candidates were apprised about the scrutiny process in detail. The scrutiny was undertaken assembly constituencies-wise starting with 37-Tyui followed by 38-Wokha, 39-Sanis and 40 Bhandari AC. There were few general verbal complaints received from political parties regarding some incident in 38-Wokha AC during voting on May 28. The complaints were enquired upon by the sector magistrates and found to be baseless.
A DIPR report stated that the entire poll process concluded peacefully without any incident of violence, adding no complaint about polling was received on Samadhan or reported in the local media.
Record (including presiding officers dairy, sector magistrates reports, micro-observers reports, video recordings) of polling stations which had registered complaints and voting percentages of 5%+ (from average, since average turnout being high & range being narrow) polling including from 17 A was carried out by the ARO in the presence of the observer. Polling stations with minimum percentage of voting as compared to AC average were also scrutinised and no anomaly was found. No abnormality which could vitiate was noticed in the report.
No complaint or issue was raised by the agents about the poll during scrutiny. Hence, it concluded that entire process was peaceful and normal in the assembly segments and no re-poll was required anywhere in 37, 38, 39 and 40 ACs of Wokha district.

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By EMN Updated: May 29, 2018 11:48:20 pm