Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Kaling Tayeng on Saturday thanked all the officials those who were engaged in the elections-2019 of the State and the people for their participation.
“I thank all the election officials of the state who had taken part staring from DCs, SPs, down to police and polling personnel .Because of various factors in many districts the process went on over the course of this two months in the re polls and fresh polls . From the side of Election Commission,we are grateful to all of them,” Mr Tayeng told reporters here.
The CEO also appreciated the voters for taking part in the festival of democracy in large numbers.
“We are grateful to the voters who turned around in huge numbers to take part in the democratic process to elect to Lok Sabha as well as the state legislative assembly,” he stated.
Talking about elections, the CEO said that the electoral process in the state which started with the first phase of elections on April 11, have been finally completed early in the morning after counting of Dumporijo assembly constituency got over.
Due to various issues and single counting hall , it took almost two days to declare the output of the Assembly constituency, he added.
Overall outcome of the State Legislative Assembly, BJP 41, JD (U) 7, NPP 5, Congress 4, PPA one and two Independents. The approved names of candidates who have won and their parties have been submitted to ECI, the CEO stated.
“Once their formal notification is brought , it will be notified in the State gazette and copies submitted to the office of Governor, the Chief Secretary , after it the process of establishment of next Government will take place,’’ he added.