Kpi all set for Saitu by-election

Our Correspondent
KANGPOKPI, Nov 6 : With Saitu AC set to go for by election tomorrow, polling personnel along wiht equipments needed for the election were dispersed from the DEO/DC office Kangpokpi today.
Around 525 polling personnel were dispersed in approximately 113 vehicles to monitor the voting in 70 polling stations where there are 40,257 eligible voters out of which 19,755 are male voters and 20,498 are female voters apart from 4 ‘other voters’.
Out of the 70 polling stations, 17 polling stations are identified as critical and 7 polling station are identified as vulnerable while the remaining 46 polling stations are identified as normal.
The identified critical polling stations are 51/13 L Simol, 51/14 Saitu, 51/18 Motbung (A), 51/19 Motbung (B), 51/21 Motbung (D), 51/24 Pangmol (B), 51/27 Charhajare (B), 51/30 Phailengkot, 51/31 Khengjang (A), 51/32 Khengjang (B), 51/38 Leimakhong Mission, 51/39 Kangchup, 51/43 Ireng, 51/44 Longa Koireng, 51/49 Veitum Khullen, 51/53 Tingkai Khullen, 51/63 Makhan (A) while 51/3 Mayangkhang, 51/7 Songpehjang, 51/11 Saparmeina (A), 51/28 Charhajare (C), 51/41 Haraothel, 51/59 Langka and 51/60 Samuk polling stations were identified as vulnerable.
The polling personnel were dispersed today at DEO/DC office complex by Dr N Johnson Meetei, MCS, ARO/SDO Bungte Chiru, T Opendro Singh, MCS, SDO Kangchup Geljang, Y Sher Singh, MCS, AC to DC, James Pani, MCS, SDO Champhai and T Waichong and Chungsai Khongsai, Election Officer who were assigned duty as Dispersal of EVMs, Dispatching of Polling Personnel, reserve polling personnel at Multi-Purpose Hall, issuing of POL and issuing of meal coupon under the supervision of DEO/DC Kangpokpi, Somorjit Salam.
The 70 polling stations of the AC are divided into 12 sectors where the DEO/DC Kangpokpi appointed one Sector Officer/Sector Magistrate and one Sector Police Officer for each sector apart from appointing 21 Micro Observers.
Three Flying Squad Teams (FST) and another three Static Surveillance Teams (SST) were also formed apart from expenditure monitoring cell, video surveillance team, video viewing team, accounting team, complaint monitoring and call centre, medical team, media and information in-charge, etc.