The Election Commission (EC) ordered re-polling in five polling stations, commissioner Nagaland, who is also the Returning Officer for Lok Sabha polls, Temjen Toy said here.

The polling stations where re-poll had been ordered are 10-Lakhuti-I; 11-Lakhuti-II; 13-Lakhuti-IV; 36-Lakhuti-VII and 37-Lakhuti-VIII.

The Election Commission ordered re-poll under sub section (2) of section 58 of the Representation of People Act 1951, stating that the poll taken on April 9 are void after the Congress alleged instances of proxy voting in the polling stations.


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