Counting begins for Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland Assembly polls

RSTV Bureau
File photo: Election officials inspecting electronic voting machines ahead of voting.

File photo: Election officials inspecting electronic voting machines ahead of voting.

Results of the Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland Assembly elections will be out today as counting is underway in all the three states. Preparations have been completed for counting the votes in all the three states of the North-East.

An elaborate three-tier security arrangement has been made at the counting centres.

While, Nagaland has 17 counting centre, there are 13 such centres in Meghalaya, 11 companies of the Central Armed Police Force have been deployed in Tripura. Votes will be counted in the supervision of district election officials in the presence of candidates and party agents.

While Tripura went to the polls on February 18, elections were held in Nagaland and Meghalaya on February 27.

Meanwhile, re-poll was held in 13 booths in nine assembly constituencies in Nagaland today. Polling was held from seven in the morning to three PM. The repoll was ordered after the Election Commission received complaints of faulty EVMs and voter identity cards on these booths.