EVMs are safe in strongrooms across Odisha, Repolling in 34 booths to be held on May 19

Bhubaneswar: EVMs are safe in strongrooms across Odisha except for one place in Puri where the barricade has been damaged. 1 platoon of police force deployed for security says Odisha Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar. Repolling likely on May 19 in 12 booths where polling was held in 3rd phase and 22 booths (4th phase) says Odisha CEO.

Training related to EVM, VVPAT slip & ballot paper counting of Master trainers is on while Returning Officers will be trained on May 13 & 14; district-level training from May 14-19; counting will be undertaken simultaneously at 5 booths in each constituency says CEO.