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Lok Sabha Election Results 23 May, 2019: Election Commission of India will begin counting votes at 7 am

Lok Sabha Election Results 23 May, 2019

Lok Sabha Election Results 23 May, 2019: Election Commission of India will begin counting votes for 17th Lok Sabha elections for 542 constituencies on date May 23, 2019 (Thursday) at 7 am; check www.eci.gov.in for Latest updates. With VVPAT counting to be introduced in this election, the Lok Sabha Assembly Election Results on 23rd May 2019 are likely to get delayed by five to six hours.

Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 | The Election Commission of India – Counting of votes for 17thLok Sabha election will start on 23rd May 2019 at 8 AM. This time Election Commission of India has introduced VVPAT counting to bring more transparency. This measure is said to delay the final results buy 5 to 6 hours. Delhi Chief Electoral Officer Ranbir Singh told.

He added according to the Supreme Court of India guidelines, Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) will be counted once theElectronic Voting Machine (EVM) get complete. Mr. Singh also told as far as assembly constituencies of Delhi are concerned five (VVPATs) from every assembly constituency will be selected on random basis for counting.  Every counting hall will have a specific booth for VVPAT and 5 rounds will be necessary to complete the counting.

There are 70 assembly constituencies in Delhi and all 350 VVPAT will be counted. There were 200 polling stations in every assembly segment. Out of them 5 polling stations will be picked on random basis. This exercise will however delay the results but trends will start rolling out in morning. Final announcement of results will get delayed by more than 5 hours.  Mr Singh told PTI. 

 Officials told,Mr Singh also has briefed Delhi chief secretary Vijay Dev about the same.

Amulya Patnaik (Delhi Police Commissioner) was also present during the briefing. He confirmed all the security arrangements will be considered as per the guidelines of Election Commission of India.  There are 7 parliamentary constituencies in Delhi. Consequently, there is one countingcentre in each assembly constituency.  Senior officials told that counting centres will essentially have one dedicated hall for counting for each of the ten assembly segments.

No counting hall can have more than 14 tables. After the counting, results will be compiled and will be published on the Suvidha app of ECI. Counting of votes will begin at 8 AMwith postal ballots. Concerned officials will make sure that counting of ballots completes before the last two rounds of EVM counting.

 VVPAT counting will start once the EVM counting gets finish. 

Supreme Court of India has clearly notified that random matching of VVPAT slips with Electric Voting Machine will be verified in any of the 5 polling stations per assembly segment. This exercise will take place in 20,600 of the 10.35 lakh polling stations.

Around 39.6 lakh EVMs and 17.4 lakh VVPAT swere used in this election.

Lok Sabha Election ( Chunav ) Results 2019 Vote Counting date and time: The counting of votes will start on May 23 (Thursday) at 8 am.

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