Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Electoral Officer, Rajeev Ranjan chairs a review meeting of State Level Systematic Voters' Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) Core Committee, in Chandigarh on April 8, 2019. . Image Source: IANS News

Chandigarh, April 24 : There are over 1.79 crore voters in Haryana who are eligible to exercise their franchise on 10 Lok Sabha seats in the state on May 12.

Haryana Chief Electoral Officer Rajeev Ranjan said that 26,646 Haryana Police personnel, 14,025 Home Guards and 65 companies of Central Armed Police Forces would be deputed during the elections in the state.

"There are 1,79,49,639 voters in Haryana. A total of 19,425 polling stations have been set up at 10,288 locations," Ranjan said.

He said that 90 'Sakhi Matdan Kendra' and an equal number of 'Adarsh Matdan Kendra' have been set up in the state.

Ranjan said that 99,123 licensed arms had so far been deposited from weapon holders in different police stations in the state.

"Barricading has been made at 361 locations throughout the state and 390 static surveillance teams, 454 flying squads, 119 video viewing teams, 181 video surveillance teams, 127 assistant expenditure observer and 123 accounting teams have been constituted," he said.

Ranjan said that liquor and cash worth over 13.62 crore had so far been seized by Haryana Police, Excise and Income Tax departments.

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