The State Election Commission vide an order issued on Thursday has directed fresh polling for two polling stations under Sivasagar Election District namely, No 84 Kukurachua LP School and No 89 Purani Lunpuria LP School (Ka) under No 13 Dupdor ZPC which will be held on December 7, 2018 (Friday) during the hours from 7 am to 3 pm.
The Commission viewed that the poll taken on December 5, 2018 (Wednesday) at the said two polling stations was vitiated to such an extent that results of the poll there could not be ascertained.
The re-polling was ordered following the report of the Deputy Commissioner, Sivasagar recommending fresh poll for the aforesaid polling stations on the grounds that some ballot papers of other polling stations were used by the electors in these two polling stations.
The order was also issued in pursuance of the communication made by the Election Observer for Sivasagar, Bharat Bhushan Dev Choudhury, ACS, recommending fresh poll for the same polling stations.
The order from the State Election Commissioner also stated that the Deputy Commissioner of SIvasagar will proceed accordingly as per the provisions of the Assam Panchayat (Constitution) Rules, 1995 and other guidelines issued by the State Election Commission for the panchayat elections.