LokSabha 2019: Candidates take a breather on the eve of LS voting day

ST CORRESPONDENT
Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Congress candidate Mohan Joshi enjoyed snacks with party workers and party leaders in Congress Bhavan. BJP candidate Girish Bapat took breakfast with party workers.

PUNE: Campaigning for Pune and Baramati Lok Sabha seats concluded on Sunday evening. Afterwards, all candidates of these two constituencies relaxed. BJP, Congress party workers enjoyed the  day as the hectic election campaign got over for Pune and Baramati Lok Sabha seats. 

Congress candidate Mohan Joshi enjoyed snacks with party workers and party leaders in Congress Bhavan. BJP candidate Girish Bapat took breakfast with party workers. Though candidates have stopped their campaign in public, they met prominent community leaders personally and conducted meetings in their party offices.

Congress City Unit Chief Ramesh Bagwe has appealed to voters that if they find anything wrong in Electronic Voting Machines, they should contact them. Bagwe issued a press note in which he mentioned that VVPAT (Voters Verifiable Paper Audit Trail) method will be used.  The slip contains the name of the candidate (for whom vote has been cast) and symbol of the party/individual candidate. The VVPAT must be destroyed by the voter before leaving the room. If voters find different symbol in VVPAT, they should register a complaint to concerned polling officer. The voter can fill a form, which is available at the polling station. 

PUNE SEAT
- Congress - Mohan Joshi
- BJP - Girish Bapat 
- Total voters - 20,74,861 
- Polling stations - 1,997 
- No of EVMs - 3,994

BARAMATI SEAT
- NCP - Supriya Sule 
- BJP - Kanchan Kul 
- Total voters - 21,12,527 
- Polling stations - 2,372 
- No of EVMs - 4,744 

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