Free Press Journal

Repoll tomorrow in 52 polling booths in three states


New Delhi: Repoll will be held tomorrow in 52 polling booths spread across three states, including those in riot-hit Muzaffarnagar of Uttar Pradesh.

The EC said Andhra Pradesh accounts for repolling in 30 booths and Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal 11 each.

In Uttar Pradesh, repoll has been ordered in 3 booths of riot-hit Muzaffarnagar, seven in Ferozabad and one in Badaun.

Repoll was ordered following scrutiny by respective returning officers after complaints of rigging, booth capturing, violence and demands by locals, the EC said.

Polling in the constituencies, where these booths figure, were held on different dates during he nine-phased electoral exercise.