GP Poll today; 7,006 in fray for 2,409 wards

Elaborate security arrangements in place, counting to be held on May 17

GP Poll today; 7,006 in fray for 2,409 wards

The polling will begin from 7 am and the district administration has taken necessary measures to ensure smooth conduct of election.

For the purpose, a total of 7279 officials have been deputed. Besides, 220 vehicles have been arranged for the convenience of the polling officials.

The Deputy Commissioner N Prabhakar has banned sale of liquor from Friday 7 am to midnight Saturday. As many as 2122 police personnel have been deputed for the purpose. A total of 452 sensitive booths - Srinivaspura has the highest of 117 - and 372 hyper-sensitive booths have been identified. Kolar has the highest number 102 of hyper-sensitive booths.  The voters who do not have identity cards can produce any 0f 21 documents prescribed by the Election Commission.

In Gauribidanur
Suitable measures have been taken to ensure free and fair elections in 183 wards on Saturday, said Tahsildar Sudha, who is also the Returning Officer.  
As many as 1,71, 820 voters will exercise their franchise in 228 booths. A total of 1493 candidates are in fray for the 560 posts. Forty have been elected unopposed.

Counting
Counting of the votes polled will be held on May 17 at Kolar, Malur, Bangarpet and Mulbagal Government Boys College and Government PU Girls College in Srinivaspur.
Violation of code of conduct
R Sridhar Murthy (Kolar) - 99017-79899), Dr K Dhanraj (Malur) - 94485 - 92768, Saida Nilufar Zabin (Bangarpet) - 98807-06179, Srinivasaiah (Mulbagal) - 98800-90214 and Gurudev K (Srinivaspur) - 94481-85895.
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