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IN PICTURES: With Balloons, Rangolis And Red Carpets, Polling Booth Officials Go The Extra Mile To Celebrate India's Festival Of Democracy

Written By Urvee Koyari | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Polling booth officials in a number of places have gone the extra mile to make the voting experience as colourful as possible
  • Polling booths were decorated using balloons and various other props to welcome voters in Assam, Bihar and Chhattisgarh

With the commencement of voting for the second phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, polling booth organisers have gone the extra mile to make the experience as appealing and joyous for voters as possible, as is evidenced from the numerous polling booths in Assam, Chhattisgarh, and Bihar which were decked up on Thursday, April 18.

Bhagalpur parliamentary constituency of Bihar had its polling booth number 38 & 39 beautifully decorated with balloons as the officers welcomed the voters.

Constituencies voting in the second phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Bihar are Banka, Kishanganj, Katihar, Bhagalpur, Purnia.

Similar was the scene outside the Nagaon parliamentary constituency of Assam: 

5 out of 14 parliamentary constituencies from Assam are voting in the second phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections: Mangaldoi, Karimganj, Silchar, Nawgong, Autonomous District.

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The polling station of Chhattisgarh’s Rajnandgaon Lok Sabha constituency also showcased colourful balloons along with a magnificent rangoli welcoming its voters.

Rajnandgaon, Mahasamund, Kanker are the 3 constituencies out of 11 from Chhattisgarh that are walking into the second phase of voting on Thursday.

With 95 seats, 1619 candidates and 179880 polling booths at disposition, 12 states are undergoing polls for the second phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections 2019 on April 18.

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