Tag: R Lakshmanan

51,000 personnel to report for first phase polls in Bihar

51,000 personnel to report for first phase polls in Bihar

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Election Commission has asked 51,000 polling personnel to report on duty for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections on April 10 in six naxal-infested constituencies in Bihar. “Once the 51,000 polling personnel report on duty, they will be dispatched to their locations tomorrow. We are ready for the first phase of elections,” Additional Chief Electoral Officer R Lakshmanan told reporters. […]

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Today’s youth better informed about festival of democracy

Today’s youth better informed about festival of democracy

| April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: With the slogan of ‘Uchcha gunwatta, twarit nirman, vote karna hamari shan‘ (high quality, quick construction, casting vote is our pride), the state road construction department (RCD) organized a voters’ sensitization programme under the Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) initiative of the Election Commission for its personnel on Friday. Several video clippings […]

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Folk singer Sharda Sinha is 2nd EC ambassador for Bihar

Folk singer Sharda Sinha is 2nd EC ambassador for Bihar

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Election Commission has appointed eminent folk singer and Padma Shri awardee Sharda Sinha as its brand ambassador to promote poll awareness in Bihar. “Sharda Sinha has consented for this important honorary work. She is popular among the public across the state,” Additional Chief Electoral Officer R Lakshmanan said. Sinha would be used in advertisements on radio and television to […]

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BJP, Congress, CPI win 2 seats each in Bihar Legislative Council

BJP, Congress, CPI win 2 seats each in Bihar Legislative Council

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: The BJP, Congress and the CPI emerged victorious in two seats each in the elections conducted for eight Bihar Legislative Council seats reserved for teachers and graduates. The JD(U) and an Independent candidate won in the two other seats for which polls were held on Tuesday, Additional Chief Electoral Officer R Lakshmanan said. The […]

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EC surveillance team seizes Rs 10 lakh cash in Nalanda

EC surveillance team seizes Rs 10 lakh cash in Nalanda

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Election Commission’s Static Surveillance team on Monday seized Rs 10 lakh from a person in Patna’s Nalanda district. Additional Chief Electoral Officer R Lakshmanan told  reporters that the person, who was riding a bike, was stopped and searched after which Rs 10 lakh was seized from him. The police and I-T personnel are interrogating […]

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