Himachal election helpline no 1950 to be active 72 hours before counting


Shimla: A system will be set-up for receiving counting related information and complaints in the CEO office and a helpline number 1950 will be functional before 72 hours of the commencement of the counting hours. CEO Maneesh Garg said today.

He said the Election Department would ensure smooth flow of information for which a communication room will be set up at each counting centre.

The District Election Officers (DEO) will ensure smooth communication facilities at the counting centers set-up in the various districts for  dissemination of information.

The information of the counting trends will be available through new media initiatives like web-portals, applications viz Voter Helpline App which is available on Google play store and www.results.eci.gov.in. This link to the results/trends of Himachal will be activated on day of counting 8th Dec.

He appealed to the media persons to carry valid documents viz, media passes with them issued by Election Commission of India to enter the counting centre. The officials on duty will escort media persons to visit counting halls in small numbers.