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Elaborate security for counting of votes in Nagaland

Thursday, 15 May 2014 - 6:32pm IST | Place: Kohima | Agency: PTI

With the completion of the election process following re-poll at five polling stations of Wokha district today, elaborate security have been put in place for tomorrow's counting of votes for the lone Lok Sabha seat in Nagaland.

Returning Officer for the lone parliamentary seat in the state, Temjen Toy, said that counting of votes will commence from 8 am. He said that all security arrangements have been put in place for the peaceful completion of the counting process.

The result will decide the fate of three candidates including Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, who is fighting on ruling Naga People's Front (NPF), K V Pusa of Congress and Akhei Achumi of Socialist Party (India).

Polling for the Lok Sabha seat was held on April 9 and out of the total 11,82,948 voters, around 88 per cent electorates exercised their franchise. 




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