Shimla: To ensure seamless Lok Sabha Election 2019, the election commission of India has set up 7723 Polling stations across the state. The EC has set up 1874 polling stations have been set up in Kangra Parliamentary Constituency, 2079 polling stations in Mandi Parliamentary Constituency, besides 1764 and 2006 in Hamirpur and Shimla PCs respectively, disclosed Chief Electoral Officer Devesh Kumar here today.
Devesh Kumar said that for all 68 Assembly Constituencies, strong rooms/counting halls have been set up in the State besides 18 separate locations for the counting of votes on 23 May 2019.
In Kangra Parliamentary Constituency, 17 strong rooms have been set up for the storage of polled EVMs. Counting of Assembly Constituencies (Assembly Constituencies) Churah, Chamba, Dalhousie, Bhattiyat will take place at Govt. Millennium Polytechnic Chamba. The counting of Assembly Constituency Bharmour which falls in Mandi PC will also take place in the same venue. Counting for Indora, Fatehpur, Jawali and Nurpur Assembly Constituencies at Arya Degree College, Nurpur, Counting of votes for Jaisinghpur, Sullah, Palamapur and Baijnath will take place at Palampur and for Assembly Constituencies Nagrota, Dharamshala, Kangra and Shahpur at PG College, Dharamshala.
For Mandi Parliamentary Constituency, 17 strong rooms have been set up. Counting of Assembly Constituency Lahaul & Spiti at Keylong and Manali, Kullu, Banjar and Anni of Kullu district will take place at Degree College Kullu. Counting of Assembly Constituency Seraj, Mandi and Balh will held at PG College Mandi, counting of Karsog, Sundernagar, Nachan and Sarkaghat at Govt. Engineering College Sundernagar and counting of Assembly Constituency Darang and Jogindernagar will take place at Rajiv Gandhi Govt. Degree College Jogindernagar. The counting of votes of AC Kinnaur will take place at Bachat Bhawan Recongpeo and counting of Rampur Assembly Constituency of Shimla district at Govt. Padam Sr.Sec.Sc. (Boys) Rampur. Both are part of Parliamentary Constituency Mandi.
In Hamirpur Parliamentary Constituency, 17 strong rooms have been set up. Counting of Dehra, Jaswan-Pragpur of Kangra District (which falls in Hamirpur Parliamentary Constituency) will take place at Govt. Degree College Jawalmukhi and counting of Assembly Constituency Dharampur of Mandi district (which falls in Hamirpur Parliamentary Constituency) at Govt. PG College, Mandi. The counting of Bhoranj, Sujanpur, Hamirpur, Barsar and Nadaun of Hamirpur district will take place at GSSS (Boys) Hamirpur. Counting of Chintpurni, Gagret, Haroli, Una, and Kutlehar of Una district will take place Govt. PG College Una and counting of Jhanduta, Ghumarwin, Bilaspur and Sri Naina Devi ji of Bilaspur district will take place at Govt. PG College Bilaspur.
For Shimla Parliamentary Constituency, 17 strong rooms have been set up. The counting of Chopal, Theog, Kasumpti, Shimla, Shimla Rural, Jubbal-Kotkhai and Rohru Assembly Constituencies will take place in Govt. Degree College Dhami. The Counting of Arki, Nalagarh, Doon, Solan and Kasauli Assembly Constituencies of Solan District at Govt. PG College Solan and counting of Assembly Constituencies Pachhad, Nahan, Sri Renukaji, Paonta Sahib and Shillai of Sirmour district will take place at Dr. Y.S. Parmar Govt. PG College Nahan.