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Special squad to check on malpractices of MLC elections

Published On : 06 Jun 2018

Mangaluru: DK DC Sasikanth Senthil said that special teams have been constituted to check any kind of malpractices during the South-West Graduates’ and Teachers’ constituency polling on June 8.

He said that the candidates cannot engage in publicity near the polling booths during the election. The voters’ list has been in, wherein the voters can check the details about the polling booth. An informative SMS will be sent to the teacher voters, giving out details about the polling booths.

He said that while casting their preferential votes during the South West Graduate and Teachers Constituency election, voters must uniformly use numbers either in Kannada, English or Roman numerals.

Voters have to rank the candidates in order of their preference with purple colour sketch pens provided at the polling booth. There are 15,494 graduate voters in the district, of whom, 7,223 are male and 8,271 are female voters. The total number of teacher voters in the district is 7,140, of which 2,944 are male voters and 4,196 are female voters.

The polling booths for the teachers’ constituency are — Mulki Town Panchayat; Moodbidri TMC; Govindadasa College; Bajpe panchayat, old building meeting hall; Government PU College, Gurpura; University College (room number 7, 8); Vishwamangala English Medium School (south wing); DK ZP School, Babbukatte (North wing); Samarthya Soudha, TP building, B C Road; Taluk office, Belthangady (old meeting hall); Taluk panchayat, Puttur (Samarthya Soudha); Taluk office, Sullia (West wing); and Nadakacherri Panja (North wing).

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