84 micro observers appointed to monitor vote counting in UP; 5 things to know

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By: ABP News Bureau/PTI
Updated: 08 Mar 2017 08:26 AM
Ghaziabad: A total of 84 micro observers have been appointed upon the directions of Election Commission for the counting of votes here on Saturday.

5 things to know:

  • District election officer Nidhi Kesarwani said that the observers belong to the Central departments like Bharat electronics limited, central electronics limited, Indian postal services and others.

  • One day training workshop of the observers was organised in a business institute at Mohan Nagar.

  • 336 personnals have also appointed for counting of the votes.

  • 14 tables in each assembly constituency will be set up with electronic voting machines.

  • As Sahibabad is the biggest assembly constituency in the country, 28 tables will work with counting machines. Returning officers will monitor each constituency. Counting will start at 8PM, Kesarwani said.