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Bihar polls: EC replaces observers
Anand Mohan Sahay in Patna | October 04, 2005 15:35 IST
The Election Commission has replaced nearly a dozen observers appointed by it to conduct free and fair Bihar assembly polls.
Sources in the state election department confirmed on Tuesday that the commission has replaced nearly a dozen observers.
According to sources, the obervers replaced include two Indian Administrative Services oficers of the Maharashtra cadre. M M Adpani and B V Gopal Reddy have replaced S Paudwal and Sanjeev Kumar from the same cadre.
Other observes replaced were Satyajit Ranjan and B Thiruppugaj, Arnab Roy.
The Election Commission has appointed 243 observers for 243 assembly constituencies and 38 expenditure observers.