128 CCTV cameras erected in 2 counting centres in Erode

Around 128 CCTV cameras were erected in the 2 counting centres at IRTT Engineering College, Chithodu and Gobi Arts and Science College, Gobi.

The district has 2741 polling stations in Erode East, Erode West, Modakkurichi, Perundurai, Bhavani, Anthiyur, Gobichettipalayam and Bhavanisagar (R) constituencies.

The EVMs used in the election have been sealed and kept in the strong rooms in the colleges where three tier security was provided.

Officers were being deployed for security duty on rotation basis at the counting centres.

In addition, a total of 128 CCTV cameras, including 96 CCTV cameras at the IRTT and 32 at the Gobi College were erected and the footage of them were monitored through 8 LED TVs in each counting center.

In addition, more than 300 personnel from the paramilitary and police personnel have been deployed at the IRTT and more than 200 at the Gobi counting centre for security work on rotation basis.

Following this, today, the Collector C. Kathiravan and SP P. Thangathurai visited the counting centres and supervised the arrangements.

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