Odisha Municipal Elections: Vote counting in 11 wards of Dhamnagar NAC begins amid Sec 144


Bhadrak: Section 144 was imposed in Dhamnagar NAC till Thursday morning (7AM) in view of vote counting in 11 wards.

Following this the administration prohibited congregation of more than 5 persons at one place.

The State Election Commission in Odisha had ordered re-polling on April 5 in six booths under the Dhamnagar Notified Area Council (NAC) in Bhadrak district, where elections could not be held due to disruptions.

Reportedly, the voting took place in booth numbers 3, 8, 9, 16, 17, and 18 of Dhamnagar NAC. As many as two additional SPs, three DSPs, six inspectors, and 40 SIs along with ASIs have been deployed in various booth.


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