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Mizoram assembly elections: Counting of votes pushed by a day to December 4

The Election Fee of India on Friday (Dec 1) acknowledged that the counting of votes will happen on December 4 within the northeast Indian affirm of Mizoram, a day after its usual time desk.

The resolution became taken by the Election Fee after representatives from diversified quarters requested for the alternate from initial counting day of December 3, a Sunday, which has special significance among the many of us within the Christian-majority affirm.

In a observation, the Election Fee acknowledged: “The Fee has bought several representations from various quarters requesting for alternate in date of counting from December 3 (Sunday) to a couple other week day, on the bottom that December 3, being Sunday a distinctive significance for the members of Mizoram.”

“The Fee, having regarded as these representations, has determined to revise the date of counting for the Total Election to the Legislative Assembly of Mizoram from Third December, 2023 (Sunday) to 4th December, 2023 (Monday),” the cost acknowledged.

Earlier, the counting of votes became scheduled for December 3, alongside four other Indian states – Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Telangana – where assembly elections had been conducted closing month.

The counting of votes is now at threat of originate from 8 am on Monday (Dec 4) in all 13 counting centres to boot to 40 counting halls across that affirm.

The postal ballots will be counted first, followed by votes submitted in EVMs.

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The officers acknowledged that extra than 4,000 counting personnel will be taking part within the counting and the cost will affirm up 399 EVM tables and 56 postal ballottables.

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