Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 2: Polling officials, security dispersed to districts

Polling officials along with security personnel in respect of various districts for II Outer Manipur Parliamentary Constituency for the 18th Lok Sabha, 2024 election were dispersed on Thursday.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 26 Apr 2024, 1:53 am

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Polling officials along with security personnel in respect of various districts for II Outer Manipur Parliamentary Constituency for the 18th Lok Sabha, 2024 election were dispersed on Thursday.

For Senapati district, the officials and security teams were dispersed from Sanyi Dahrii Sporting Complex, Khabung Karong, Senapati.  All the three assembly constituencies namely, 47- Karong (ST) AC, 48- Mao (ST) AC and 49- Tadubi (ST) AC within Senapati district will be joining the polls on Friday.

Altogether 228 polling stations have been set up in three ACs of Senapati district, of which 81 polling stations will be manned by female polling officials and the remaining 147 polling stations by men. Model polling stations are also set up in each AC such as at Taphou Naga 49/60, Tobumai 48/36 and Karong (A) 47/58.

For smooth conduct of election, 28 Sector Officers and 66 Micro observers have been deployed across the three assembly segments of the district.

As per the Final Electoral Roll 2024, there are 1,42,843 voters in Senapati which includes 71,433 males and 71,410 females.

Ahead of the dispersal of polling teams, the Strong Room located at the DC Office Complex was opened at 5 am for moving of EVM and VVPAT to Dispersal Ground in the presence of AROs, Nodal Officers, Sector Officers and representatives of various political parties.


The DEO of Ukhrul has dispersed 87 Polling teams from the two Assembly Constituencies; 34 teams are for 45 – Chingai (ST) AC and the remaining 53 are for 44 Ukhrul (ST) AC. There are 44 men teams, 43 women teams and 1 Special Polling station team.

Ukhrul District has two assembly segments i.e., 44 Ukhrul (ST) AC and 45 Ukhrul (ST) AC. There are a total of 93869 Voters, of which 44 – Ukhrul (ST) AC has 46199 (M – 22549 + F – 23650) and 45 – Chingai (ST) AC has 47670 (M – 22960 + F- 24710).

44- Ukhrul (ST) AC has a total of 71 polling stations and 4 special polling stations for the displaced persons. There will be 34 men polling stations and 37 will be reserved for women polling personnel. This assembly segment will have 1 model polling station.

45 – Chingai (ST) AC has 70 polling stations where 8 stations will be for women polling personnel and the rest 62 will be for men polling personnel. It will have 1 model polling station for this segment.
Amid tight security, polling parties for the 41 polling stations in respect of 40-Jiribam Assembly Segment of 2-Outer Manipur (ST) Parliamentary Constituency were also dispersed from the DC, Complex, ChingdongLeikai, Jiribam.

Prior to the dispersal of Polling Parties to their respective polling stations, heavily guarded strong rooms located at DC Office were opened from 8.45 am. onwards for dispersal of EVMs and VVPATs in the presence of DEO, SP, ARO, Nodal Officers and representatives of contesting candidates/political parties.

Notably, there are 41 polling stations out of which five are model polling stations and 8 woman polling stations including one Special polling station under the ‘Scheme for IDPs of Manipur to vote in relief camps’ located in Bidyanagar Multipurpose Sports Complex in 40-Jiribam Assembly Segment of 2-Outer Manipur (ST) Parliamentary Constituency. Altogether, there are 30,809 voters which include 15660 male, 15148 female and one transgender.

Interestingly, polling stations number 40/16 and 40/17 located at Babukhal and Boroikhal are only accessible by waterways.


There are 15 critical and 13 vulnerable polling stations in the 40-Jiribam segment. A total number of 5 companies of CAPF have been requisitioned and deployed along with the deployment of armed and civil police of Manipur Police. A total of 200 personnel including reserve personnel from various departments are being engaged as polling staff on poll day.

All the 234 Polling Personnel along with EVMs have reached their assigned destinations to conduct the polls in Pherzawl. Additionally, adequate Central Armed Police Forces and State Forces also have been deployed to ensure security for voters, polling officials and maintain integrity of the voting process.

Despite the absence of Special Polling Stations owing to the non-existence of Internally Displaced Persons in the district, no effort is spared to facilitate seamless voting for all eligible voters.

Pherzawl district is home to 78 polling stations spread across two assembly segments- Thanlon and Tipaimukh which fall in Outer Manipur Parliamentary Constituency.

Senvon Govt H/School (A) with 1130 electors is the largest polling station while the smallest polling station, Phaibok Hmunte has only 45 voters.

Meanwhile, the farthest polling stations- Chingmun LP School and Doltang LP School are located at a staggering 290 kms away from the Dispersal Centre.

Poll Officials of these two stations and 14 others will be airlifted alongwith EVMs after the completion of polling.


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