Polling Teams Dispatched with EVMs for Third Phase of Lok Sabha Elections in Madhya Pradesh

Ahead of the third phase of Lok Sabha elections scheduled for Tuesday, May 7, polling parties were mobilized on Monday, accompanied by Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), to various polling stations across Madhya Pradesh.

Nine parliamentary constituencies in the state, including Morena, Bhind, Gwalior, Guna, Sagar, Vidisha, Bhopal, Rajgarh, and Betul, are set to participate in the upcoming phase of the LS polls.

Departing from Lal Parade Ground in the state capital, Bhopal, teams carrying polling materials and EVMs set off for the 2097 polling stations designated for the Bhopal parliamentary seat. Bhopal Collector and District Election Officer Kaushlendra Vikram Singh oversaw the distribution of election materials at the site.

Similarly, polling teams from Maharani Laxmi Bai Government College of Excellence (MLB College) in Gwalior commenced their journey to 1680 booths allocated for the Gwalior parliamentary seat. Gwalior District Magistrate Ruchika Chauhan informed that security arrangements were meticulously arranged, particularly at approximately 470-471 critical booths.

Chauhan further highlighted the presence of over 100 model booths in the district, with 75 booths entirely managed by women and six booths operated by specially-abled agents.

Madhya Pradesh is conducting Lok Sabha polls in four phases, with the first phase held on April 19 and the second on April 26. The subsequent phases are scheduled for May 7 and May 13, with vote counting slated for June 4.

With 29 Lok Sabha constituencies, Madhya Pradesh holds the sixth position in terms of its representation in the Lower House, featuring 10 seats reserved for SC and ST candidates and 19 unreserved seats.

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