Thursday, October 13, 2005

EC reschedules polling dates of 4 seats in GayaNew

Delhi October 13, 2005 8:39:38 PM IST

The Election Commission today changed the polling dates of four assembly constituencies in Gaya district in Bihar to October 21 instead of October 18 as announced by the commission earlier.

The dates of polling in Belaganj, Gaya town, Gaya Mufassil and Bodh Gaya has been changed in the wake of naxal threats and the prevailing law and order situation.

The Commission took the decision on the basis of reports receved from its teams, who were conducting detailed tour in the state.
The Commission stated that there was need to make effective arrangements of security forces and spilting the polling dates of constituenges is districts will ensure better management of polls.
Polling in other six assembly seats of Gaya districts will be held on October 18 only, the Commission added.

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