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INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
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INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
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INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.
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Do you want to be a good presiding officer......INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.- ppt uploaded by T J Joseph Additional Tahsildar Pala, Kottayam.Mob 944464502-

Do you want to be a good presiding officer......INDIA ELECTION 2014- DUTY OF POLLING OFFICERS.- ppt uploaded by T J Joseph Additional Tahsildar Pala, Kottayam.Mob 944464502-

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  • Excellent presentation, Good wishes
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  • VERY USEFUL. KINDLY ARRANGE TO SHOW THIS SLIDE SHOW AT TRAINING (COMING SUNDAY) BY PRESENTING MANUALLY SO AS TO KNOW AND FOLLOW AND MAKE THE ELECTION PROCEDURES EVERY SUCCESS. I AM CONFIDENT IN DOING IT. LET EVERY ONE BECOME CONFIDENT. PARTICULARLY PRESIDING OFFICERS. - R.GEETHA P.O.2 : UNIQUE NO.207634 SPL.NO.8656.
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  • Excellent..really helplful...but to be spread and shown during training
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  • I had been to the poling booth and casted m,y vote. asked the police man on duty about his vote. he says from last many elections he has not casted his vote because ballot votes never reach him. only once he casted his vote because polloing booth he was posted was very near to his duty place with due pormission from his officer he casted the vote. will some one in govt will do some thing for the officers to caast their votes while they perform their duty. umesh
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  • 1. WELCOME GENERAL ELECTION 2014 Dear brothers, sisters and friends
  • 2. Give Your People a Reason To Remember Your Name
  • 3. The POWER of the people is stronger than the people in POWER.
  • 4. ELECTION PROCEDURES
  • 5. a. Constitution of India b. Representation of Peoples Act, 1950 c. Representation of Peoples Act, 1951 d. Conduct of Election Rules, 1961 e. Election Symbols (Reservation and allotment) order 1968 f. Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order g. Indian Penal Code 1860 HOLY BOOKS OF ELECTION.
  • 6. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
  • 7. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • PRE POLL RESPONSIBILITIES. • POLL EVE RESPONSIBILITIES. • POLL DAY RESPONSIBILITIES.
  • 8. Pre Poll Responsibilities.. • Know The Procedures- www.eci.nic.in • Attend First Level Training . • Attend Second Level Training. • Obtain Postal Ballot and cast your vote.
  • 9. 7 am -AT THE DISTRIBUTION CENTRE.
  • 10. 1.EARLY Arrival at the Distribution Centre 2. Identification of polling station 3. Familiarizing the Polling Team 4. casting postal ballot/obtain EDC 5. Collect and check Polling Materials. You have to get 92 items. POLL EVE RTESPONSIBILITIES
  • 11. At the Polling station.
  • 12. At the Polling station. 1. Two Notices. 2. Lunch/rest. 3. Know Your Polling station. 4. Know Your Polling Area. 5. Issue pass to the polling agents. 6. Poll monitoring SMS – You haveto send 9 sms to 54242 during your duty. The polling officers have to register their mobile numbers for this purpose.
  • 13. Poll monitoring SMS. Mobile Registration.EPM<SPACE>A###P### MR Example…. EPM A105P125MR
  • 14. Poll monitoring SMS. Mock Poll Conducted. EPM<SPACE>##MC Example…. EPM 10MC Means ……….. mock poll conducted with 10 agents.
  • 15. Poll monitoring SMS. Poll started. EPM<SPACE>PS Example…. EPM PS
  • 16. Poll monitoring SMS. VOTE COUNT Hourly report. EPM<SPACE>M###F### VC Example…. EPM M234F209VC
  • 17. Poll monitoring SMS. People in Queue at 6PM. EPM<SPACE>###PQ Example…. EPM 49PQ Means 49 people in Q at 6PM
  • 18. Poll monitoring SMS. Final Count of voters. EPM<SPACE>M###F### FC Example…. EPM M543F529FC
  • 19. Poll monitoring SMS. Final Count of voters after close of Poll. EPM<SPACE>M###F### FC Example…. EPM M543F529FC
  • 20. Poll monitoring SMS. Poll Party Departed. EPM<SPACE>PD
  • 21. Poll monitoring SMS. Duty Over. EPM<SPACE>DO EPM DO
  • 22. 200 M.
  • 23. 2 PM –setting up the Polling station. 1. Remove Symbols/slogans. 2. Arrange Furniture. 3. Voting Compartment. 4. Queue system.
  • 24. Setting Up Of P.Ss • Separate Q for Men and women • Separate Entry and Exit for voters • Space for Polling Agents • Overall vision posibble from P.Os Table • CU-BU interconnecting cable 5 m length does not obstruct the movement of voters • Voting Compartment must be away from polling personnels and polling agents , and not placed near window or door
  • 25. CHECKING OF E V M • VERIFY No. and NAME OF P S ON ADDRESS TAG • Cand. Set section of CU is duly sealed • COMPARE THE MACHINE NUMBER ON METAL LABEL AND STICKER., • P S No. INDICATED ON STICKER AND ADDRESS TAG. • Check battery power by put to ON switch, after that put OFF .
  • 26. CONTROL UNIT BALLOTING UNIT
  • 27. CU –IC--BU
  • 28. READY LAMP AND BUSY LAMP CONTROL UNIT BALLTING UNIT MOST IMPORTANT POLLING MATERIALS
  • 29. Ballot Unit • If candidates is 2 to 15 One BU is Needed. • Slide switch set by RO at position 1 . • Ballot paper fixed on BU properly alligned. • BU is duly sealed & secured in 2 places.
  • 30. BU
  • 31. 1.Marked copy of PHOTO Electoral roll 2.Register of Voters (17 A) 3.Voters Slip 4.Indelible ink 5.Tendered Ballot paper 6.Arrow cross mark 7.Self inking pad 8.Metal seal 9.Copy of specimen signature of candidate / Election agent MOST IMPORTANT POLLING MATERIALS
  • 32. 17. P.Os. REPORT TO OBSERVER 10.Paper seal 11.Strip Seal 14.Presiding Officer’s Diary 15.Sample of EVM Balloting Unit 16.DECLARATIONBY THE PRESIDING OFFICER 13.Address tag 12.Special tag MOST IMPORTANT POLLING MATERIALS
  • 33. A detailed list of polling materials (92 items) incorporated in Annexure V of Presiding Officers Hand Book.
  • 34. Marked copy of Electoral Roll • Marked and for Marking ,it is called Marked Copy. • Marked with “DELETED” ,’”PB”’ ,””CSV’’ Not Contain any other Marks or Remarks. (1st Polling Officer put Diagonal mark on the entry of elector’s colomn,put circle on sl.no. of women electors.)
  • 35. Verify Electoral Rolls. • 2 Working copies + 1 Marked copy are identical and complete in all respets • Marked copy have a certificate of ARO. • Pages start with 1 in all copies. • Any Correction ,Deletion, Omission same in all copies. • Duly signed by ERO/AERO • Printed serial No. of voter is not corrected.
  • 36. Polling agents.
  • 37. 4 PM-09-04-14. RP Act 46. Appointment of Polling Agents; A contesting candidate or his election agent may appoint in the prescribed manner such number of agents and relief agents as may be prescribed to act as polling agents of such candidate at each polling station provided under section 25 or at the place fixed under sub-section (1) of section 29 for the poll. polling agents..
  • 38. Verify Appointment letter in Form No.10 Cancellation of a P.A.by candidate or his election agent Compare specimen signature of P.A. Issue Pass for polling agents 2.APPOINTMENT OF POLLING AGENTS 48. Revocation of the appointment or death of a polling agent or counting agent.— (1) Any revocation of the appointment of a polling agent shall be signed by the candidate or his election agent and shall operate from the date on which it is lodged with such officer as may be prescribed, and in the event of such a revocation or of the death of a polling agent before the close of the poll, the candidate or his election agent may appoint in the prescribed manner another polling agent at any time before the poll is closed and shall forthwith give notice of such appointment in the prescribed manner to such officer as may be prescribed. BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF POLL
  • 39. Seating Pattern of polling agents 1. Candidates recognized by the National Parties 2. Candidates recognized by the State Parties 3. Candidates recognized by State Parties of other States who have been permitted to use their reserved symbols in the constituency. 4. Candidates of registered unrecognized parties 5. Independent candidates 2.Appointment of Polling Agents
  • 40. Ask for their co operation. 1. To ensure their presence at 6AM-Mock Poll 2. To ensure the presence of voters at 7AM- starting of poll. 3. To prepare list of dead/absentee/shifted voters. 4. Enforcement of Election law. Polling Agents.
  • 41. No Mobiles for polling agents/voters. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS ECI authorised photographer can enter but Prohibited to take photo of the activities inside the voting compartment. . Mobiles of polling officers should be in silent mode. No photography/No Video inside PS. Maintaining SECRECY.
  • 42. . POLLING DAY --6 AM.
  • 43. 1. ASSIGNMENT OF DUTIES TO POLLING OFFICERS 2. Appointment of Polling Agents 3. Preparation of EVM 4. Mock Poll 5. Sealing of EVM III. 1 hour -BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF POLL 6 AM -POLLING DAY.
  • 44. 1. Need not wait for all agents. 2.Convince the agents. 3.Issue Mock Poll Cetificate. 5. Sealing of EVM 6 AM-6.30 AM.MOCK POLL
  • 45. Assignment of Duties to Polling Officers. 1st POLLING OFFICER 2nd POLLING OFFICER 3rd POLLING OFFICER
  • 46. 1st Polling Officer In charge of marked copy Verify the ID card /voters slip from the voter and Read out (loudly) serial No. and Name of the voter in the electoral roll Minor errors in the EPIC and Electoral roll may be ignored and over looked.
  • 47. DUTIES 1ST POLLING OFFICER PB Marking in the Photo Electoral Roll FOR WOMEN VOTERS
  • 48. Issuance of Voters slip First ---Apply indelible ink (get enough time to dry the ink) From the upper tip of the nail to the bottom of the 1st joint on the left forefinger Chapter 19 of P.O.s HB DUTIES OF 2nd POLLING OFFICER Fill up the form 17A (Register of Voters) 1.sl.no. 2.sl.no in electoral roll 3.sign./Thumb 4.Remarks-last 4 digits of epic no.
  • 49. Issuance of Voters slip First ---Apply indelible ink (get enough time to dry the ink) From the upper tip of the nail to the bottom of the 1st joint on the left forefinger Chapter 19 of P.O.s HB DUTIES OF 2nd POLLING OFFICER Fill up the form 17A (Register of Voters) 1.sl.no. 2.sl.no in electoral roll 3.sign./Thumb 4.Remarks-last 4 digits of epic no.
  • 50. Issuance of Voters slip First ---Apply indelible ink (get enough time to dry the ink) From the upper tip of the nail to the bottom of the 1st joint on the left forefinger Chapter 19 of P.O.s HB DUTIES OF 2nd POLLING OFFICER Fill up the form 17A (Register of Voters) 1.sl.no. 2.sl.no in electoral roll 3.sign./Thumb 4.Remarks-last 4 digits of epic no.
  • 51. These duties can be performed by the presiding Officer, where the number of Electors is small. DUTIES OF 3rd POLLING OFFICER Receive the voters slip from the elector. Ensuring indelible ink mark on finger and check the sl.no. of voter‘s slip- Allow voting by Activating the Balloting Unit by clicking Ballot button of Control Unit. Watch how the voter behaves in the voting compartment.
  • 52. 4. Mock Poll BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF POLL IF THERE IS NO MOCK POLL AT A P.S.,THERE SHALL BE NO POLL AT THAT P.S.
  • 53. MOCK POLL -- 1 Set to zero (0) By press “clear” button Press “Ballot” button. Busy lamp in the display section will glow RED Simultaneously, the ready lamp in the balloting unit will also start glowing GREEN
  • 54. Ask any polling agent to press any of the candidate‘s blue button on the balloting unit MOCK POLL -- 2
  • 55. Simultaneously the candidate‘s lamp near the button will start glowing RED Also a ‗beep‘ sound will be heard from the control unit MOCK POLL -- 3
  • 56. After a few seconds, the red light near the Candidate‘s name , and red light in the CU (busy lamp ) and the beep sound will go off MOCK POLL -- 4
  • 57. At the end of mock poll, press ―CLOSE‖ button MOCK POLL -- 5
  • 58. Next press ―Clear‖ button and show the count zero (0) to the agents MOCK POLL -- 6
  • 59. 5. SEALING OF E.V.M III. BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF POLL
  • 60. SEALING OF EVM -- 1
  • 61. Fixing of Green Paper Seal SEALING OF EVM -- 2
  • 62. Front side Back side Sign by PO and Candidate or Agent Special Tag SEALING OF EVM -- 3
  • 63. Seal inner door with spl. tag
  • 64. Election To: (Lok Sabha or Legislative Assembly) From: (No. and Name of) Constituency Control Unit/ Balloting Unit No.: (ID number) Serial No. & Name of Polling Station Where Used ……..…….… … Date of Poll:……………………………………… Closing and Sealing of outer cover of result section Attach address tag SEALING OF EVM
  • 65. Fixing of strip seal SEALING OF EVM
  • 66. Fixing of strip seal SEALING OF EVM
  • 67. 1.Machine contains no votes and it is sealed properly. creating TRUST….. Before the poll, convince the agents 2. The register of voters in 17A contains no entries 3. The marked copy of electoral roll is in good condition.
  • 68. Presiding Officers Diary PO starts to prepare election records. Dont wait for the last minute. Certificates/declaration/accounts. Visit sheet. 16 points report.
  • 69. COMMENCEMENT OF POLL-Maintaining secrecy
  • 70. Mock poll certificate prepared. 7AM- Polling starts. Men,Materials,Machine READY Warning. &SMS Machine sealed Declaration..
  • 71. WARNING ABOUT SECRECY OF VOTING 128. Maintenance of Secrecy of voting.—(1) Every officer, clerk, agent or other person who performs any duty in connection with the recording or counting of votes at an election shall maintain, and aid in maintaining, the secrecy of the voting and shall not (except for some purpose authorised by or under any law) communicate to any person any information calculated to violate such secrecy: [Provided that the provisions of this sub-section shall not apply to such officer, clerk, agent or other person who performs any such duty at an election to fill a seat or seats in the Council of States.]. (2) Any person who contravenes the provisions of sub-section (1) shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three months or with fine or with both. a. 1.COMMENCEMENT OF POLL
  • 72. WARNING ABOUT SECRECY OF VOTING 128. Maintenance of Secrecy of voting.—(1) Every officer, clerk, agent or other person who performs any duty in connection with the recording or counting of votes at an election shall maintain, and aid in maintaining, the secrecy of the voting and shall not (except for some purpose authorised by or under any law) communicate to any person any information calculated to violate such secrecy: [Provided that the provisions of this sub-section shall not apply to such officer, clerk, agent or other person who performs any such duty at an election to fill a seat or seats in the Council of States.]. (2) Any person who contravenes the provisions of sub-section (1) shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three months or with fine or with both. a. 1.COMMENCEMENT OF POLL
  • 73. c. Declaration by the Presiding Officer b. At the stroke of the hour fixed a. Warning about secrecy of voting d. Precautions about indelible ink e. Maintenance of register of voters in form No.17 A f. Maintenance of PO‘s Diary g. Maintenance of visitors sheet h. Entry of voters to PS to be regulated IV. DURING THE POLL 1.Commencement of poll
  • 74. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS WHO CAN ENTER.
  • 75. Separate Queues for men and women Infirm/ Women voters with babies in arms may be given precedence DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
  • 76. 1.The electors 2.The Polling Officials 3.Each candidate, his election agent and one polling agent of each candidate at a time 4.Persons authorized by the Election Commission 5.Public Servants on duty 6.Child in arms accompanying an elector 7.A person accompanying a blind or an infirm voter 8.Identifying officers 2. Admission into the Polling Station
  • 77. 1.Will be present in the voter assistance booth. 2.Issues official voters slip from ECI. 3.Voters slip contains photo and EPIC details of the voter 4.Voters slip itself is a valid identification document. 6.You can seek his assistance to identify the voter when his identity is challenged. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS Your Booth level officer.
  • 78. Cannot enter the polling station without your permission. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS Helps to maintain Law and order. Helps to enforce election law. Your POLICE OFFICER.
  • 79. Normally he will be the Village officer in the locality. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS Helps you/supports you/guides you. Responsible for providing the basic infrastructure. Responsible for providing the Election materials Your SECTORAL OFFICER.
  • 80. YOUR CHALLENGES …………………? ENFORCEMENT OF ELECTION LAW.
  • 81. Prohibition of canvassing in or near PS Canvassing of Votes-100M Soliciting the vote of any elector Persuading any elector not to vote for any particular candidate DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS Enforcement of Election Law
  • 82. c. Prohibition of canvassing in or near PS Persuading any elector not to vote at the election Exhibiting any notice or sign relating to the election --are punishable under section 130 of the RP Act. 3. Enforcement of Election Law
  • 83. d. Other offences Disorderly conduct in or near PS (section 131) Misconduct at the PS (section 132) Failure to observe procedure for voting (section 132 A) Illegal hiring or procuring of conveyance (section 133) Breaches of Election duty (section 134) Going armed to or near PS (section 134 B) Booth capturing (section 135 A) DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 3. Enforcement of Election Law
  • 84. Smoking to be prohibited inside the PS Polling agents are not permitted to bring mobile phones inside the PS Photography prohibited inside the PS Wearing of badges/emblem etc bearing the names of candidate Political leaders or Symbols etc are prohibited. Impersonation is punishable under the Indian Penal Code d. Other offences DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS Enforcement of Election Law
  • 85. YOUR CHALLENGES …………………? 2.CHALLENGED VOTES.
  • 86. Challenged Votes- Vote or jail..? Challenge Fee Rs 2. Summary enquiry Burden of Proof Vested upon the challenger. Return/forfeiture of challenge fee.
  • 87. YOUR CHALLENGES …………………? 3.UNDER AGED VOTERS.
  • 88. a. Declaration of Elector about his age Obtain declaration as in annexure X Inform the penal provision in section 31 of the R.P.Act Imprisonment for one year or fine or both 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs Enforcement of Election Law
  • 89. YOUR CHALLENGES …………………? 4.COMPANIONS .
  • 90. YOUR CHALLENGES …………………? 4.COMPANIONS .
  • 91. Voting with the help of companions. Obtain declaration. Above 18 years. Should not assist multiple voters. PA or PO cannot act as companion. Imprisonment for one year or fine or both BLIND OR INFIRM
  • 92. YOUR CHALLENGES …………………? 5. TENDERED VOTES.
  • 93. Not allowed to vote in the EVM. Issue Ballot paper. Vote already done by A BOGUS VOTER Entries made in the Voters register Keep Polled Ballots in a special cover. Tendered Vote.
  • 94. YOUR CHALLENGES …………………? 6. CSV-PROXY VOTERS
  • 95. VOTING BY PROXY (CSV) Must be a resident of the constituency concerned Should have at least 18 years of age Shall not be disqualified for regn. as an elector Indelible ink – on the middle finger The letters ―PV‖ should be suffixed in 17 A
  • 96. YOUR CHALLENGES …………………? 7. VOTERS HESITATED TO VOTE.
  • 97. TIONS OF POs4. ELECTORS DECIDE NOT TO VOTE.
  • 98. Electors deciding not to vote Never change the Sl.No in 17 A Shall not Compell to cast his vote Inscribe “Refused to Vote” in remarks column of register of voters (17 A) Signature Or thumb impression of the elector against the entry
  • 99. YOUR CHALLENGES …………………? 8. VOTERS VIOLATED THE VOTING PROCEDURE..
  • 100. 4. REFUSAL TO OBSERVE VOTING PROCEDURE.
  • 101. Refusal to observe voting procedure Withdraw and cancel voters slip Inscribe the fact in Register of Voters Put signature below the entry in the remarks column Never change the Sl.No in 17 A DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
  • 102. A VOTER VIOLATING THE VOTING PROCEDURE OR SECREC OF VOTING SHALL NOT BE ALLOWED TO VOTE. Violation of maintenance of secrecy is punishable with imprisonment which may extend to three months or fine or with both as per section128 of the Representation of People Act , 1951. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
  • 103. YOUR CHALLENGES …………………? 9.VOTERS COME WITH EDC..
  • 104. YOUR CHALLENGES …………………? 10. EVM –BU complaint-Entry of the PO in the compartment.
  • 105. YOUR CHALLENGES …………………? 10. EVM –BU complaint-Entry of the PO in the compartment 6 PM- CLOSING HOUR
  • 106. Announce the fact a few minutes before the hour appointed CLOSING HOUR-6 PM Permit Electors present at the PS at the hour appointed- Distribute slip with signature in full. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
  • 107. Press ―close‖ button of CU Show the ―total‖ in the CU and record in 17 C CLOSING OF EVM DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
  • 108. Supply attested copies of 17 C to Polling Agents Closing of Voters Register (17 A) Red Line. CLOSING OF EVM DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
  • 109. DECLARATION AT THE END OF THE POLL DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs V. END OF THE POLL
  • 110. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs V. END OF THE POLL Place the Control Unit and Balloting Unit in their carrying cases, close and seal with the Address tag
  • 111. DECLARATION AFTER SEALING THE EVM DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs V. END OF THE POLL
  • 112. 5 special covers not to be sealed. 1. Cover containing 17 C(duplicate) 2. Cover containing Declaration of PO 3. Cover containing PO‘s Diary (duplicate) 4.Cover containing visit sheet and 16 point report. 5.Acquittance. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
  • 113. Packet No. I Statutory Covers GREEN Packet No.II Non-Statutory Covers Yellow Packet No.III Packet No.IV. SEALING OF ELECTION PAPERS DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
  • 114. PACKET No. I (Should be super scribed as “Statutory Covers”) 1. Sealed Cover containing marked copy of electoral roll and List of CSVs 2. Sealed cover containing the Register of Voters (17 A) 3. Sealed Cover containing voters slips 4. Sealed Cover containing unused tendered ballot papers 5. Sealed Cover containing used tendered ballot papers and the list in Form No.17 B If any cover mentioned above is nil, a NIL cover should be placed. Covers to be sealed. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
  • 115. PACKET No.II (Should be superscribed as “Non-Statutory Covers”) 1. Copies of Electoral Roll other than marked copy 2. Appointment letters of Polling Agents in Form 10. 3. List of blind and infirm electors in Form 14 A and the declaration of the companion. 4. Declaration obtained from electors as to their age and list of such electors (Annexure XI) 5. Receipt book and cash, if any, in respect of Challenged votes Covers need not be sealed except one. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
  • 116. 6. Unused and damaged paper seals 7. Unused voters slips 8. Unused and damaged strip seal 10. List of challenged votes in Form 14 (Sealed Cover) 9. Unused and damaged special tags PACKET No.II DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs (Should be super scribed as “Non-Statutory Covers”)
  • 117. 1. Hand book for PO 2. Manual of EVM 3. Indelible ink set without leakage 5. Metal seal of the PO 4. Self inking pad 6. Arrow cross mark 7. Cup of setting indelible ink. PACKET No.III DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
  • 118. All other items such as Voting compartment, Waste paper basket, Polythene bag, etc….. PACKET No.IV PREPARATION OF ELECTION PAPERS DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
  • 119. Give Your People a Reason To Remember Your Name
  • 120. Give Your People a Reason To Remember Your Name
  • 121. . • T.J Joseph. • Adhikarathil. • S H Mount. • Kottayam.

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