nThe polling for three-tier Panchayat, panch, sarpanch, Janpad Panchayat and Zila Panchayat members will be held together.
After the polling process is completed, the counting will be done in the polling centre itself. A training of 3360 presiding officers and polling officer number 1 for polling and counting was held in capital city at National Institute of Technology and Government Dani School, Raipur.
Chhattisgarh will go for polling in the first phase on January 28, second phase on January 31 and third phase on February 3.
Raipur District Election Officer’s office intimated that in Raipur district the first phase of Panchyat election will be held in Arang and Abhanpur Janpad on January 28 and third phase on February 3 from 7.00 am to 3.00 pm. The block level counting if necessary will be held on January 29 and second phase on February 4 from 9.00 am.
The result will be declared for the first phase on January 30 at 9.00 am, second phase on February 5 at 9.00 am. Zila Panchayat tabulation and result will be declared for the first phase on January 31 at 10.00 am and the third phase on February 6 at 10.30 am.
There will be ballot papers of four different colours for the polls. The Panch post will have white colour, Sarpanch blue, Janpad Panchayat member yellow and Zila Panchayat member pink.
The counting will be also done accordingly by separating the colours and making separate bundles. The counting for Panch will commence first, followed by Sarpanch, then Janpad Panchayat and last Zila Panchayat members. The counting will be done in presence of candidate or his/her agent.
If there is any suspicion then each ballot paper will be reviewed by presiding officer and decision will be intimated to candidate and his agent.