Lucknow: Voting will be held on November 03, 2022 for the by-election-2022 of 139-Gola Gokaranath Assembly Constituency in the state. Voting will start from 7.00 am and will continue till 6.00 pm.
The said constituency is located in the district Kheri. The above by-election is being held as a result of the death of Arvind Giri, the elected member of Bharatiya Janata Party in the Legislative Assembly General Election-2022.
In addition to the voter ID card as per the instructions of the Election Commission of India
12 other identity cards (eg Aadhar card, MGNREGA job card, photo passbook issued by banks/post offices, health insurance smart card issued under labor ministry scheme, driving license, PAN card, issued by RGI under NPR Smart Cards, Indian Passports, Pension Documents with photos, Service Identity Cards with photo issued by Central/State Government/Public Undertaking/Public Limited Companies to their employees, Government Identity Cards issued to MPs/MLAs/Legislative Council Members, Unique Disability ID (UDID) cards, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India) will be valid for identification of voters at polling places.
Extensive arrangements and security arrangements have been made by the Election Commission of India for fair, safe and peaceful elections.
3.91 lakh voters will exercise their franchise in the above by-election. Of these, 2.06 lakh are male, 1.85 lakh female and 25 third gender voters.
Voters who will be present at the polling places at 6:00 pm, all those voters can exercise their franchise.
There are 07 candidates contesting in the 139-Gola Gokaranath Vidhan Sabha Constituency.
01 female candidate is also in the fray from the said Assembly Constituency.
There are a total of 441 polling places and 222 polling stations in the said by-election. Ramps, toilets and drinking water facilities have been ensured at all polling places.
One General Observer and 01 Expenditure Observer have also been deployed by the Commission to keep a watchful eye on the polling. In addition to the above, 29 Sector Magistrates, 03 Zonal Magistrates, and 19 Micro Observers have also been deployed.
Live webcasting has been arranged at about 60 percent polling places for supervision of polling, which will be supervised at all three levels by District Election Officer, Chief Electoral Officer and Election Commission of India. Along with the above, arrangement of video cameras has also been made as per the requirement.
Adequate deployment of Central Armed Police Forces has been done to conduct the elections peacefully and the responsibility of security of the strong rooms of EVMs has also been given to the Central Armed Police Forces.
93 heavy vehicles, 40 light vehicles and 1944 polling personnel have been deployed to carry out the election process.
EVMs required for voting for 441 polling places in the above by-election and adequate arrangements have been made for VVPATs and technically trained personnel have also been arranged in the district, so that in case of any problem in EVM or VVPAT, it can be resolved immediately.
Voter Information by Election Commission of India through District Election Officer. The slips have been distributed to all the electors, through which they will be able to know about their current polling place and lesser number.
During the voting period, all the BLOs have been instructed that they will be present on the helpdesk with the voter list and help the coming voters.
A total of 05 model polling stations have been set up in the above by-election. The Chief Electoral Officer, Uttar Pradesh has appealed through the media to all the voters of the said bye-election to vote by using their franchise.