EC instructs on Presidential poll conducts in Nagaland
Kohima Jul 17 : The Election Commission has decided to issue instructions in the interest of an orderly conduct of poll during the Presidential Election, 2012, which will be held on July 19 at the Nagaland Assembly Secretariat here.
Official sources said on the day of election, no cellular phones, cordless phones and wireless sets in any case, by allowed to be carried inside the polling stations.
This may immediately be brought to the notice of the candidates, their representatives and members of the Electoral College.
Arrangement may be made near polling premise to deposit the cellular phone if any brought by any voter before entering the place of polling which can be collected after casting the vote.
A signboard to this effect may be kept outside the place of polling.
The Commission further stipulates that no officials including Observer will be allowed to use cell phone inside the place of poll.
However, the Returning Officer and AROs shall arrange for a 'control room' with a dedicated telephone line so that whenever the Commission's officials need to contact RO and ARO and Observer they can pass information through that control room number.
Whenever ARO and Observer need to contact the Commission they should come out of the place of poll and contact the Commission Head Quarters.
The Commission further stated that the above restriction will also be made applicable to counting center at the Parliament House on the day of counting.