New Delhi, May 27: An elaborate security arrangement has been made for the Kairana Lok Sabha and Noorpur Assembly polls, which is scheduled to be held on Monday. Polling will start at 7 AM and continue till 6 PM. The polling for Kairana Lok Sabha seat is spread in two districts of Shamli and Saharanpur, while in Noorpur Assembly segment, polling would be held in Bijnore district on May 28. The counting will be held on May 31. Also Read - Parliament Adjourns Sine Die, Monsoon Session Cut Short by Eight Days Over Coronavirus Concerns
Election commission official said that security forces, along with polling personnel, are reaching their polling booths and he also said mentioned due to hot weather, all polling booths would have shade and drinking water facilities. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh News: International Flights to Start From Kushinagar Airport by Diwali, Announces CM Yogi
Meanwhile, tight security is in place in Kairana Lok Sabha seat, where around 51 companies of Central forces have been deployed for free and fair polls. The borders of the constituency have been sealed off. The entire constituency is distributed into 14 zones and 143 sectors and around 10,000 policemen would be on duty to ensure smooth polling. Also Read - Monsoon Session Updates: Congress Leader Ghulam Nabi Azad Meets President Kovind to Discuss Farm Bills
The Kairana Lok Sabha seat comprises five Assembly segments, including Nakur and Gangoh in Saharanpur district and Kairana, Thana Bhawan and Shamli in Shamli district. In Noorpur Assembly by-polls in Bijnore district, around 10 companies of Central forces have been deployed. Amid low profile campaigning, which ended on Saturday evening, the united opposition candidates are in direct contest with the BJP in both the seats.
Meanwhile, voting for Lok Sabha bye-election in Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Nagaland and Assembly bypolls in Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Maharashtra, Kerala, Meghalaya Punjab and West Bengal will be held tomorrow. The by-polls in Maharashtra will be held on Bhandara-Gondiya and Palghar Lok Sabha constituencies whereas, Kairana seat will go to polls in Uttar Pradesh. Nagaland Lok Sabha seat will also witness polling tomorrow.
The Assembly by-polls is scheduled today on Jokihat (Bihar), Gomia, Silli (Jharkhand), Chengannur (Kerala), Plaus Kadegaon (Maharashtra), Ampati (Meghalaya), Shahkot (Punjab), Thralai (Uttarakhand), Noorpur (Uttar Pradesh) and Maheshtala (West Bengal).