Puducherry: Counting of votes begins amidst tight security
May 02, 2021  08:35
Counting of votes polled in the April 6 Assembly elections in Puducherry began at 8 AM on Sunday. There are 30 Assembly constituencies spread over Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam regions. Counting began amid tight security and in strict adherence to the Covid protocols. 

 A spokesman of the Election Department here told P T I that postal ballots were taken up first for counting. 

 This would be followed by counting of votes recorded in Electronic voting machines (EVMs) at 8.30 am, the spokesman said. There are three counting centres in Puducherry region -Motilal Nehru Government Polytechnic college, the Women`s polytechnic college and the Government Tagore Arts and Science college (all in neighbouring Lawspet)-relating to the 23 segments in Puducherry.
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