Goa Polls: Election would be held on March 3

Goa elections for 40-member Legislative assembly would be held on March 3, where 10.25 lakh voters will decide the fate of 215 candidates, including nine women and 74 independents in the fray. The voting will begin from 7 AM and would be held at 1612 polling booths with 10,644 poll personnel on duty. Joint Chief Electoral Officer Narayan Navti said all measures have been taken to ensure a fair and free election in the state.

The coastal state is the first in the country to adopt Poll Monitoring System in the assembly elections. Under the system, photographs and fingerprints of all voters will be captured on computers.

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