Indore: As the D-day, when fate of both the major political parties—BJP and Congress will be decided, draws closer, leaders and candidates have tightened their belts to check every single process of counting. Especially, Congress leaders who are confident of forming government in the state have put its their activists and poll agents on alert mode and also trained them vigorously to learn the counting process.
Initial training of the candidates and agents was led by Jyotiraditya Scindia on December 6 in Bhopal while the second training continued till Sunday at the offices of congress candidates. “We organised various meetings and training sessions of the poll agents and informed them about the rules regulations and process of counting,” city president of Congress Vinay Bakliwal said. Congress is most feared about the manipulation of EVMs during counting due to which senior leaders not only trained the poll agents but other leaders and candidates as well to ensure fair counting without any manipulation.
“A list of rules and regulations, process of counting, format of issued certificates and other required documents were given to the leaders as we don’t want to miss a single thing as we are clearly going to make any government and will not let the opposition party to manipulate the results,” Bakliwal said.
Ec holds training for parties
while bjp and congress organised separate trainings for the poll agents, election commission too organised training for both party workers and candidates to know the counting process in university auditorium on sunday morning. The election officers also informed about the entry and exit plans for them along with informing about how the evms will be opened and counting will be done.
Cong candidates visit strong rooms
bjp leaders had announced that they have faith in election commission, the congress candidates and leaders inspected the strong room at nehru stadium on sunday. District collector and chief election officer nishant warwade and other officials showed strong rooms and also told them about the plan of counting as where the counting of each constituency will be done and the evms will be transported.