Aizawl Oct. 6, 2018
Mizoram chief electoral officer SB Shashank said that one female polling station each would be set up in all the 40 constituencies in the coming November 28 Mizoram polls.
Talking to mediapersons after the Chief Election Commissioner of India announced the date for Mizoram polls, Shashank said that the state election department was ready in all corners.
“For the first time voter assistance booth will be set up in all the polling stations and all women managed polling station will be set up in each constituencies,” Shashank said.
The state election chief also said that web casting of vote procedure would be taken up in 125 polling stations and these stationss would be live streamed.
For the Mizoram polls from eight districts, 1164 polling stations will be set up. Mizoram assembly has 40 ACs, of which 39 are reserved for scheduled tribe with only Aizawl East I, being an unreserved constituency.
88 companies of state and central armed police forces will be deployed to ensure free and fair election for the 768181 voters.
The last state assembly election to the 40 seats in Mizoram was held in 2013 with 83 percent turn out, the Congress won 34 seats.