August 16, 2022

Polling workers leaves Ujjain Engineering Faculty after receiving polling supplies together with EVMs in Ujjain on Tuesday. | FP PHOTO

Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh): Heavy rain on Tuesday made the polling personnel, who’re on obligation to conduct the Ujjain Municipal Company (UMC) elections, depressing. Constantly dripping water within the dilapidated cubicles meant that there was no place to sit down. Girls staff have been probably the most troubled by this case.

Within the morning, the polling events, who reached the Ujjain Engineering Faculty (UEC) to gather the voting materials, needed to face the rain. Though preparations for distributing the fabric have been made beneath the dome erected for the aim, it began raining closely when the polling workers left.

4 cubicles quantity 469, 470, 491 and 492 have been made in ward quantity 48 within the divisional boy’s hostel positioned behind the Mannequin Faculty on Indore Street. Twenty ladies staff have been deputed there and have been troubled by the consistently dripping water. There was water in each room of the hostel. Even the principle gate of the hostel was waterlogged making entry and exit troublesome. There was no dry area to sit down even within the internal rooms. There isn’t a separate rest room for ladies. The feminine staff have been agitated because of the mess, although they have been scared to provide an announcement however did categorical their anger over the preparations made by the native administration.

Considerably related was the case with Authorities Madhavganj Faculty positioned on Jaisingpura Street. 5 polling stations have been set-up within the faculty. There was waterlogging in entrance of polling station quantity 322 and 323 and the staff needed to sit in sales space quantity 328 to obtain polling materials. The way in which to cubicles quantity 326, 327 and 330 can be from the entrance and the polling workers couldn’t enter because of the water accumulation.

In the meantime, the polling events left from UEC on Tuesday to conduct the voting for UMC elections. Voting shall be carried out by 2,200 staff and officers at 568 cubicles, 121 of which have been categorised as delicate. The cubicles are divided into 67 sectors.

The ballot events will begin coming back from Wednesday night after the polling is carried out and are anticipated to return by night time. Polling events have been seen leaving the UEC carrying election materials and EVMs.There are 4 lakh 61 thousand 103 voters in Ujjain metropolis and half of them are ladies. Mahesh Parmar from Congress, Mukesh Tatwal from BJP and Santosh Verma from AAP are in fray for the put up of mayor. Voting shall be held from 7 am to five pm. The counting of votes shall be carried out on July 13 at UEC.

The police have additionally accomplished their preparations for the UMC elections. 3 policemen every shall be deployed at delicate centres and a pair of at normal centres. Aside from this, 73 cellular events and administrative and cops may even transfer repeatedly throughout the town.

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In the meantime, Daulatganj Wholesale Kirana Bazaar Affiliation has determined to maintain enterprise closed attributable to voting on July 6. There shall be no buying and selling available in the market on Wednesday. The administration has additionally declared an area vacation for voting.

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