Press Esc to close
Monday 27 April 2015
News updated at 10:31 PM IST
Weather
Max: 33.4°C
Min : 21.6°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

'All arrangements made to ensure free, fair polling in Amethi'

Amethi, May 6, 2014 (PTI)
Priyanka Vadra during a road show in Jayas, Amethi on Sunday. PTI Photo

The district administration has made all arrangements to ensure free, fair and peaceful polling in the high-profile Amethi Lok Sabha constituency which goes to polls tomorrow.

Amethi District Magistrate-cum-Returning Officer Jagat Raj Tripathi today said that "all the outsiders have been warned to vacate the constituency and those who will not, will be acted against as per the law".

As many as 16,43,395 voters are eligible to cast their franchise in the constituency where 34 candidates, including Congress vice president and sitting MP Rahul Gandhi, BJP's Smriti Irani and Kumar Vishwas of AAP, are in the fray.

Four women and one transgender are also in the fray, Tripathi said.

At least three electronic voting machines (EVMs) will be used at each of all 1,246 polling booths.

The DM said webcasting facility will be available in 33 booths, CCTV cameras will be installed in 71 others.

He said, in each of all the five Assembly segments in the constituency, ten polling booths have been developed as 'model booths' with all facilities.

Amethi Superintendent of Police Hiralal said, "The Amethi constituency has been divided into ten zones and 106 sectors where nine companies of paramilitary forces and four companies of PAC have been deployed for fair and peaceful election."

Of the five Assembly segments -- Amethi, Gauriganj, Tiloi and Jagdishpur in Amethi district and Salon in Rae Bareli district, the Samajwadi Party won three seats (Amethi, Gauriganj and Salon) and Congress pocketed two in the last Assembly polls.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Indians evacuated from earthquake hit Nepal arrive at Air Force Station Palam, New Delhi

Indians evacuated from earthquake hit Nepal arrive at Air Force Station Palam, New Delhi

Indians evacuated from earthquake hit Nepal arrive at Air Force Station Palam, New Delhi

Indians evacuated from earthquake hit Nepal arrive at Air Force Station Palam, New Delhi

People who went for vacation, after being rescued from eathquake-hit Nepal, in Ahmedabad on Monday

People who went for vacation, after being rescued from eathquake-hit Nepal, in Ahmedabad on Monday

Bollywood actor Huma Qureshi performs during Sri Krishna Mahostav in Mathura on Sunday night...

Bollywood actor Huma Qureshi performs during Sri Krishna Mahostav in Mathura on Sunday night...

A boat sails through Dal Lake as heavy rains lashes in Srinagar on Monday. PTI Photo

A boat sails through Dal Lake as heavy rains lashes in Srinagar on Monday. PTI Photo

Locals remove debris and try to clear the road after a portion of an old building collapsed, in...

Locals remove debris and try to clear the road after a portion of an old building collapsed, in...

INS Tharangini, the first Sail Training Ship of Indian Navy is undertaking Lokayan-15 from...

INS Tharangini, the first Sail Training Ship of Indian Navy is undertaking Lokayan-15 from...

A tourist enjoys snowfall in Tezpur on Monday. PTI Photo

A tourist enjoys snowfall in Tezpur on Monday. PTI Photo

Smoke blew up when fire brigade personnel spray water to douse fire of a cloth store...

Smoke blew up when fire brigade personnel spray water to douse fire of a cloth store...

India's National Disaster Response Force personnel look for survivors in a building, in Kathmandu...

India's National Disaster Response Force personnel look for survivors in a building, in Kathmandu...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523