Preparations for the Counting Day are Underway in Tamil NaduPrakash Jayaram (Author) Published Date : May 21, 2019 17:08 IST
The elections that started on April 11 has now finally come to an end which comprised of 542 Lok Sabha constituencies and 22 assembly constituencies by-poll in Tamilnadu. The vote counting is scheduled for May 23 rd in 43 centres around Tamilnadu. The police protection has been tightened around high risk and very high-risk centres with more than 1,00,000 policemen guarding.
Counting procedureThe counting starts at 7.30 am on Thursday. The centres are provided with 14 benches on which the counting is done. For each desk one invigilator, one assistant and one observer will be present to do the counting.
Besides each desk will be one correspondent for each candidate who examines the EVM machines for tampered seals or any unnecessary markings etc., which may indicate foul play. The first round results will be announced by 9 am and by 1 am it will be clear what party has the majority.