Police and home guard personnel were deployed to maintain law and order. The counting of the votes for gram panchayat elections would start soon after the polling ends at 3 pm, while the counting of votes for panchayat samitis and zila parishad would be held on January 7.

In the first phase, the panchayat polls were conducted in tribal areas of Lahaul and Spiti and Chamba districts on November 26.The third and the last phase will be held on January 3 and 5, respectively.