India Prepares For 2nd Phase Of General Elections — Leadership Newspaper


Authorities across India have made adequate arrangements for the second phase of the ongoing general elections officials said on Wednesday.

Voting for the second phase of country’s 17th general elections is scheduled to take place on Thursday.

“Special measures are being taken by the election commission to check money power in the poll bound areas.

“We have divided areas and extra measures are being taken in the sensitive areas to ensure free and fair polling.” an election commission official said.

The Election Commission of India (ECI) officials have seized huge amount of money that was meant to be used to bribe voters during raids in several poll bound areas.

Reports say that campaigning for the second phase of polls ended officially on Tuesday evening.

According to officials, they have started sending electronic voting machines and election staff at the respective polling stations, and security arrangements were also in place.

On Monday, ECI acted…

Source: Leadership Newspaper