Port Blair, April 21: In continuation of receiving the Polled materials for the Polling held for the lone Lok Sabha seat in A&N Islands on April, 19, the Polled EVMs and VVPAT machines from Diglipur & Mayabunder Tehsils arrived at Port Blair today and have been stored in the Strong Room at JNRM amid full security.

The receiving of the polled materials from different Tehsils is being done under the supervision of CEO, ANIPC, Shri B.S. Jaglan, IAS, RO, Shri Arjun Sharma, IAS, Observers and other Election & Police Officials. As per the guidelines of the ECI, the Political Parties, contesting candidates or their representatives are being informed during the storage of Polled EVMs and VVPAT machines.  

Elaborate security arrangements have been put in place at JNRM for the safety of polled materials and the security of the Strong Room are being looked after 24X7 by A&N Police personnel and CRPF.

Meanwhile, the polled EVMs and VVPAT machine from Campbell Bay is expected to reach Port Blair tomorrow (April 22).