81.4% per cent of voting registered in Dubbaka bypoll

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  3 Nov 2020 3:34 PM GMT
81.4% per cent of voting registered in Dubbaka bypoll

Hyderabad: The bypoll for the Dubbaka Assembly constituency registered a high voting percentage of 81.4 for the total voting population of 1.98 lakh persons. Around 1,61,881 persons cast their vote. No untoward incident was reported during the polling.

Eight mandals mainly, Doulthabad, Thoguta and Narsingi registered a high percentage of voting with Doulthabad having reported 84.5 per cent of voting followed by Thoguta at 82.5 per cent and Narsingi at 82.3 per cent. Special arrangements were made for 11 COVID-19 patients to exercise their franchise without any hitch.
Of the 315 polling stations, 108 have been declared critical and highly sensitive. Around 15 villages have been declared sensitive. Police pickets have been set up in these villages as a precautionary measure.
Arrangements have been made to monitor every polling station using GPS tracking and geotagging. For fast information dissemination through VHF sets in areas where there are communication issues, Repeaters have been set up on a temporary basis and these centres would be monitored round the clock.
Five mandals from Siddipet district and two mandals from Medak district falling under Dubbaka assembly constituency are going to polls on Tuesday. Commissioner also urged the public to follow COVID protocols while exercising their franchise. Voters have been requested to wear masks, carry sanitizers, and maintain distance at the polling booths.

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