Sec 144 Imposed in Dhamnagar NAC

Bhadrak: A day after the re-polling was held in Dhamnagar NAC in the Bhadrak district, prohibitory orders of section 144 has been imposed till 6 am of Thursday morning.

Reportedly, the prohibitory orders came into effect from 9 pm on Tuesday.

The vote counting has begun in 11 wards of Dhamnagar NAC at 8 am today amid tight security. The administration has prohibited the congregation of more than five persons at one place.

In this NAC election, as many as 37 councilors and 4 Chairperson were in the fray.

The vote counting is being held at four tables in 20 booths, added reports. As many as 11 platoon police forces have been deployed in Dhamnagar.

The re-polling took place in booth numbers 3, 8, 9, 16, 17, and 18 of Dhamnagar NAC.

Notably, the casting of votes was halted in some booths under Dhamnagar NAC of Bhadrak district due to poll violence.

A youth, identified as Ramesh Kumar Lenka, was stabbed by some unidentified miscreants with a sharp weapon outside polling booth number 16 in Ward number 9 of Dhamnagar NAC.

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