Gulbarga district to have 400 'parda nashin' booths

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Gulbarga,Karnataka, May 14 (UNI) Election officials would set up 400 'parda nashin' booths to check the identity of veil-clad women in this district having a higher presence of minority community.

Speaking to reporters here today, Deputy commissioner Pankaj Kumar Pandey said women officials would be in charge of the booths.

He said 337 hyper sensitive and 918 sensitive polling booths had been identified in the 13 constituencies of the district.

Surpur, Aland and Jewargi were identified as sensitive constituencies.

Help desks would be set up for ever four polling booths to provide information to voters, he added.


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