Decks are cleared for the counting of the by-election votes in Manipur on Tuesday.
By-elections were held in four assembly constituencies in Manipur on November 7. The four assembly constituencies are Saitu in Kangpokpi district, Wangoi constituency of Imphal West district, Lilong and Wangjing-Tentha constituencies of Thoubal district.
Meanwhile, the counting of votes of the four assembly constituencies will be held at the district headquarters of each district. The counting of votes for the by-polls will be done in 10 halls from 8 am on November 10 at their respective district headquarters. The counting will be held in seven tables each in each hall.
The counting of the votes for the Wangoi constituency will be held in two halls at Imphal West DC, in three halls for Wangjing-Tentha constituency, three halls for Lilong constituency at Thoubal DC office and two halls for Saitu at Kangpokpi DC office.
The election authorities have made adequate security measures for the counting of votes to decide the fates of 11 candidates – three BJP, four Congress, one NPP and three independent candidates- in the fray.
Overall 92.54 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the four assembly constituencies which the voting had taken place on November 7.