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Adherence to EC guidelines  stressed during vote counting at Salem

Adherence to EC guidelines stressed during vote counting at Salem

Salem Collector Brindadevi advised the political party agents to follow the Election Commission of India’s (ECI) guidelines during the counting of votes.
A consultation meeting on the guidelines to be followed by candidates and agents during the counting of votes was held at the Collector's office yesterday. 
Collector Brindadevi presided and addressed the participants Counting of votes  for the upcomingparliamentary election will be held on June 6. Agents must follow EC guidelines on the day of counting of votes. 
Some of the main guidelines are the following: Vehicles are not allowed inside the counting centre. Agents should not bring electronic devices like cell phones, laptops, calculators etc.
Candidates and agents are provided with the option to hand over their cell phones at the special counters set up at the counting center and later retrieve them. 
All the agents should reach the counting center by 6 am on the counting day. 
The counting of votes will begin at 8 am.
A certificate will be issued to the selected candidate on completion of all rounds of counting of votes. This is what he said.