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First phase of assembly elections in Chhattisgarh & single-phase polling in Mizoram tomorrow

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New Delhi: Polling for single phase assembly elections in Mizoram on all 40 constituencies and for first phase in Chhattisgarh on 20 out of total 90 assemblies will be held tomorrow. The Election Commission of India (ECI) has directed the Chief Electoral Officers (CEOs) to ensure that every polling station is equipped with Assured Minimum Facilities (AMF).

The ECI directed to provide drinking water, waiting shed, toilet with water facility and arrangements for lighting at all polling stations. It said the polling stations will be set up on the ground floor with a ramp of proper gradient for the Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and senior citizens electors. ECI has directed CEO and District Election Officers to make efforts to make permanent ramps and infrastructure at every polling station. It said that wheelchairs for PwD and senior citizens electors will also be provided. The ECI has also directed to ensure proper arrangement of creche with trained attendant for children accompanying the electors.

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