High-Octane Campaigning Wraps Up Ahead of Assembly Polls in Indore; Traffic Diversions in place
Campaigning for the Madhya Pradesh assembly elections concluded on Wednesday, with leaders from major parties crisscrossing the state, addressing rallies, trading accusations, and making promises. The intense campaign saw 2,533 candidates vying for the 230 assembly seats, with the main contest between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the opposition Congress.
High-Stakes Election Countdown-
Electioneering ended at 6 pm, except in Naxalite-affected districts of Balaghat, Mandla, and Dindori, where it concluded early at 3 pm. A total of 5,60,60,925 voters, including 2,88,25,607 males, 2,72,33,945 females, and 1,373 third gender persons, are eligible to vote on Friday across 2,049 polling stations.
Traffic Diverted Near Nehru Stadium Ahead of Assembly Polls
In anticipation of Friday's assembly elections, the traffic police have implemented diversions around Nehru Stadium from Thursday, 6 am, until the departure of polling parties. Several routes will be restricted or diverted for public convenience. Key points include restricted routes from Home Guard T to Medical Hostel Square, Gymkhana to Residency Square, and more.
Entry for employees and parties involved in specific assembly elections will be permitted through Nehru Stadium Gate No. 1 and 2, and Gate No. 6 and 7, with designated parking areas outlined for four-wheelers and two-wheelers. Additionally, material delivery teams will have designated parking on Mayor Bungalow Road, near Sanchi Point, and inside the CPWD Office Campus.
To avoid inconvenience, commuters are advised to steer clear of these routes and utilize alternative options while co-operating with traffic management arrangements.