Baragarh: 78.96 % voter turnout in Bijepur Bypoll, informs office of Chief Electoral Officer. The polling at the 285 booths began at 7 am will continue till 6 pm. No incidents of delayed polling due to technical issues have been reported.
Elaborate arrangements were made to ensure smooth polling in these booths. As many as 129 polling stations have been identified as critical. Similarly, 11 model booths have been set up where special arrangements have been made for differently-abled persons. Reportedly, 33 platoons of the police forces, five company CRPF, and senior police personnel were deployed to avoid any untoward situation.