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Thursday, January 19, 2012

CEO might be forced to undertake repolling in snowbound areas

Dehradun, January 19
Chief Electoral Officer Radha Raturi yesterday said they might be forced to undertake repolling in snowbound areas in view of the likely occurrence of snow and rain on January 30 as forewarned by the weather department.
In a statement, she said in view of the forecast made by the weather department, the state electoral office may undertake repolling in snowbound areas. “We have begun preparations to tide over the bad weather condition and have even requisitioned three helicopters from the Indian Air Force,” she said.
Radha Raturi yesterday said the voters without photo identity cards would be able to cast their vote in the January 30 polls by showing the 14 documents mandated by the Election Commission of India.
Raturi said the ECI had introduced the alternative arrangements under which mandated 14 documents could also be shown at the time of casting of vote.
The documents also include passport, driving license, Pan Card, identity cards issued by the Public Sector Undertakings (PSU) and others.

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