First phase polling in five blocks in Hazaribag today

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First phase polling in five blocks in Hazaribag today

Saturday, 14 May 2022 | Shailesh Sharma | Hazaribag

The polling of first phase of five blocks of Hazaribag district on 14 May. In the first phase of election

the polling will be in the Choparan Barhi, Barkatha, Chalkusa and Padma blocks of the district.

The five blocks have been divided into 184 sectors for peaceful and smooth polling in the five blocks.

Among the 1048 booths 305 booths are most sensitive and 549 are sensitive in all blocks. All the

polling parties have reached their destination for fearless and fair polling.

Hazaribag deputy commissioner Nancy Sahay said that all the polling parties with all equipment have

reached their concerned polling stations in fully safety arrangements.. The administration has

physically visited all the booths of the first phase.

She further said that the polling will start at 7 am and get over at 3 pm. We have tagged 8 to 9

booths with the 184 sectors. We have placed four persons along with the presiding officer in every


The control room in Barhi sub division headquarter will be active 24 hours. She said all four ballot

papers for four posts will be of different colour.

Superintendent of Police of Hazaribag Manoj Ratan Chothey said that we have not made available

para- military forces due to non- availability in the state. We have deputed the CRPF and Jaguvar

jawans in the naxal affected areas in all blocks. The district police have been deputed in every booth

of the five blocks. He said that we have lodged five cases of not following the code of conduct during

the election.