Bhubaneswar: Training for counting of votes started to be provided to Returning Officers at different places this morning.
The ROs to be provided training from 9 am to 5 pm for two days. Then, district table officers will be provided training from May 15 to 19, according to reports.
It may be noted that elections to 21 Lok Sabha seats and 146 Assembly segments where held in four phases on April 11, April 18, April 23 and April 29 in the State. But the counting of votes will be held on May 23 after completion of all seven phases of polls in the country, according to the schedule of the Election Commission of India.