Lok Sabha Election results 2024: What happens on counting day

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Published By : Prameya News Bureau | June 04, 2024 IST

As​ the nation eagerly awaited the outcome of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections today, the spotlight shifted to the nerve center of the electoral process: the counting hall


New Delhi, June 4: As the nation eagerly awaited the outcome of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections today, the spotlight shifted to the nerve center of the electoral process: the counting halls. With millions of votes cast, the anticipation was palpable as the fate of political parties and candidates hung in the balance.

Supervision of Vote Counting:

The counting of votes is a meticulously supervised process overseen by the Election Commission of India (ECI). Teams of officials, including Returning Officers (ROs) and Election Commission Observers, ensure transparency and fairness throughout the proceedings.

Decision of Counting Date:

The date for counting of votes is determined by the Election Commission, which takes into account various factors such as logistical arrangements, security considerations, and the completion of the voting process across all constituencies.

Role of the Returning Officer (RO):

The Returning Officer (RO) is a key figure in the counting process. Appointed by the Election Commission, the RO is responsible for overseeing the counting of votes in a particular constituency, ensuring adherence to electoral guidelines, and declaring the final results.

Presence Inside the Counting Hall:

Inside the counting hall, only authorized personnel are allowed entry. This includes election officials, representatives of political parties, accredited media personnel, and observers appointed by the Election Commission to monitor the proceedings.

Vote Counting Process:

The vote counting process is conducted in multiple rounds, with each round focusing on a specific assembly segment or polling booth. Ballot boxes from respective polling stations are opened, and votes are counted manually or electronically using Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).

Verification of VVPAT Slips:

In addition to counting votes cast through EVMs, the Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) slips are also verified to ensure the accuracy of the electronic voting process. VVPAT slips provide a paper trail of each vote cast, allowing for independent verification if needed.

As today is the mandate declaration day, the nation watches with bated breath as the results trickle in, shaping the political landscape for the coming years. The counting day of the Lok Sabha elections is not just a culmination of weeks of campaigning and voting but also a testament to the democratic spirit of India.

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  • Election 2024
  • General Elections 2024
  • Lok Sabha Phase 2 Elections 2024

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