Officials ready for Lilong & Wangjing-Tentha by-elections
Nov 6: Altogether 828 polling personnel and 1,500 security personnel
have been stationed at 92 polling stations of Lilong and Wangjing
-Tentha for by-election duty.
Electors of the two ACs will exercise their franchise from 7 am to 5 pm, tomorrow.
Security measures have also been intensified at 9 sensitive polling stations to avoid untoward incident(s).
The votes will be counted on November 10.
3 candidates namely Alhaj Abdul Nasir (independent), Y Antas Khan
(independent) and Md Azizul Haque Khan (INC) are contesting for the
Lilong Assembly seat while another three are contesting for the
Wangjing-Tentha seat namely Paonam Brojen (BJP), Moirangthem Hemanta
(INC) and Sarangthem Manaobi (independent).
It is reported that at
least one ASHA and Anganwadi worker will also be deployed at each
polling station to supply facemask, hand gloves and hand sanitizer to