Even as there are no violence reported during the by-election at both the Assembly Constituencies, technical error in EVM, at 5/25 polling station at Singjamei Kshetri leikai Primary School has put halt the voting prompting the Election Commission authority to declare repoll of the polling station.
The polling station has a total of 967 voters.
Report said that some technical error started occurring at the EVM machine at around 11 am when the voting was in full swing. Polling agent said that there was beep sound when casting the vote and because of that some voters cast twice to get the sound. AT around 1 when checked at the EVM machine, it was found that a total of 513 votes were found to be recorded in the EVM machine while the Presiding Officer recorded only 501 vote. District Election Officer Devendro and General Observer Rajendranath Roy after taking stock of the situation announced re-poll for the polling station.