Bhubaneswar: Notification for Tirtol and Balasore by-polls issued. Filing of nominations to begin from today. 2 persons can accompany nominee during filing of nominations. Number of booths have been increased by around 40 to 50% in view of Covid19 pandemic informed Chief Electoral Officer of Odisha, SK Lohani after releasing formal notification for upcoming bypolls in Balasore Sadar & Tirtol.
Election Commission has allowed Covid-19 patients, elderly people over 80 years, government officials to cast their votes in postal ballots. Here are some changed guidelines for the by-election