138 polling stations in Banke, employees reached polling stations with election materials
November 18, 2022 08:11 PM NPT
By: Arjun Oli
NEPALGUNJ, Nov 18: Altogether 138 polling stations have been set up in three constituencies of Banke for the House of Representatives and provincial assemblies elections. Rama Pant, head of the District Election Office Banke, said that there are 380 polling centres under those polling stations.
According to her, a temporary polling station has also been set up in the office premises of the Chief Returning Officer of Nepalgunj.
"This time, temporary polling stations have been arranged for employees, detainees, prisoners, senior citizens in old age homes, etc in accordance with a circular issued by the commission . Before this, there was no such arrangement to keep temporary polling stations," she told Republica.
According to Election Office Chief Pant, 3040 employees have been deployed to hold the elections in all three constituencies of Banke. "The preparation for the election is in the final stage. All the employees have gone to their respective areas with the required election materials," said Pant.
A total of 3,32,231 voters are exercising their right to vote in the election in the district. Among them, 168,853 are men and 163,369 are women. There are 1,21,100 voters in Banke's constituency 1. Likewise, there are 113,322 voters in constituency 3 and 97,809 voters in constituency 2, according to the Election Office.
According to Pant, there are 55,845 voters registered in Banke Provincial Assembly 1 (1) and 65,255 voters in Provincial Assembly 1 (2). Similarly, there are 50,313 voters in Provincial Assembly 2 (1), 47,496 voters in Provincial Assembly 2 (2). Similarly, there are 61,596 voters in Provincial Assembly 3 (1) and 51,726 voters in Provincial Assembly 3 (2).