Imphal: Ballot Boxes, ballot papers and all other election related materials for the 16th Presidential Election, in respect of Manipur, to be held at the Assembly Secretariat, Manipur, have arrived safely, here on Wednesday.
The materials were handed over to a Special team comprising Rohit Sapam, Addl. Secretary/ARO, Assembly Secretariat, Manipur ii) Lairenjam Dhanashyam, Under Secretary, Assembly Secretariat, Manipur and iii) Binod Salam, Assistant Chief Electoral Officer, Manipur, by officials from Election Commission of India.
It has now been taken to the Assembly Secretariat and kept under seal inside the Strong Room under strict security vigil.
Further, it is informed that all necessary preparations for smooth conduct of the election have been made and the poll will be conducted on 18th July, 2022, from 10:00 am to 05:00 pm.
Observer, appointed by the Election Commission of India, will oversee the conduct of the poll.Ballot boxes containing polled ballot papers, and other election materials will be carried back to the Returning Officer’s office, New Delhi, on 19th July, 2022 and counting of votes will be taken up on 21st July, 2022.