EVM increases due to corona, counting of votes to be completed by late tonight in Bihar- Election Commission

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The results of Bihar election results are coming. Meanwhile, the Election Commission of India held a press conference. The Election Commission said that all postal ballots will be counted by 8 am on November 10.

The results of Bihar election results are coming. Meanwhile, the Election Commission of India held a press conference. The Election Commission said that all postal ballots will be counted by 8 am on November 10.

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  • Last Updated:November 10, 2020, 2:14 PM IS

Patna / New Delhi. In the trends that have come so far for Bihar assembly elections 2020, the NDA contesting with Nitish Kumar’s face seems to get a majority, while the Bihar Grand Alliance led by Tejashwi Yadav is seen around 100 seats. is. However, in the meantime, the Election Commission has made it clear that it is too early to speculate about the election results.

The Election Commission of India told a press conference that earlier there used to be 25-26 rounds of counting, this time it increased to 35 rounds on average. Therefore, counting of votes will continue till late evening. The EC said that the counting process is still going on without any problems. More than 1 crore votes have been counted in Bihar, which means that a large part of the vote is still to be counted.

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Counting was not slow, EVMs increased due to Corona-ECThe Election Commission also hoped that the count would be completed by late tonight. Due to Corona, the number of polling centers was more for which 1.25 lakh EVM machines were used. The commission said that counting of votes is not going on slowly but the number of EVMs has increased. In comparison to the year 2015, many things have increased. For example polling centers, ballot papers. In such a situation, we cannot say that the counting of votes is slowing down. Yes, it may take some time.

Earlier, Bihar’s Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), HR Srinivas said that this time around 4.10 crore votes have been cast and 92 lakh votes have been counted so far. The Election Commission said that all postal ballots will be counted by 8 am on November 10. The Commission said that on an average there may be 30-35 rounds. According to the law, all postal ballots received by 8 am today will be counted. This means that postal ballots received at counting centers by 8 am will be counted. The data related to this will be available at the level of the concerned returning officer.



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