In the urban local government elections, the AIADMK and DMK won in 36 wards under the Pollachi municipality. And 151 candidates, including political parties and independent candidates.
At this stage the electronic voting machines used in the polling booths are fitted with symbols and kept in a state of readiness. Meanwhile, work is underway to install surveillance cameras at polling stations.
Webcams are fitted in tense polling stations. Electoral division officials visited and inspected the camera fitting works. It was then suggested that cameras be fitted to fully monitor the polling booths. Election officials said: –
89 polling booths have been set up in Pollachi municipality for the urban local government elections. Surveillance cameras are installed at all these polling stations. In addition, 47 polling stations were found to be prone to political and religious clashes.
These polling stations are equipped with surveillance cameras as well as web cameras. The activities of the webcam can be monitored directly by the Election Commission and the District Election Officer.
Additional security arrangements will be made at more tense polling stations. All the basic facilities required by the voters have also been made available at the polling booths. Thus they said.
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