Odisha Assembly Election 2019 Voting LIVE Updates: Odisha Congress chief claims polling agents in Ghasipura being beaten and abducted
Just like in Phase 2, polling in various places was delayed in Odisha due to problems with voting machines. Voters were seen impatiently waiting at booth no 232 at Hindol and booths 193 and 194 in Dhenkanal municipality. EVM glitches were also reported from booth no 37 at Karanjia, booth no 212, 213 and 45 in Keonjhar, booth no 34 and 36 at Begunia.
Cases of EVM malfunction were also reported from Puri. Polling was delayed due to technical problems in voting machines at Balipatapur (booth no 5), Krushna Prasad (booth no 4), Tirana (booth no 34), Brahmagiri (booth no 165), Gadadhar High School (booth no 146), Pipili (booth no 258 and 234), Ranapur (booth no and 128 and 130), Sunakhala (booth no 128), Puri Sadar (booth no 110 and 148), Chilika (booth no 209).
EVM glitches also stalled voting at Cuttack's Raja Bagicha, Badambadi New Colony, Banki, Talabasta, Laxminarayanpur, Radhagobindapur and Taradihi. The situation is similar in capital Bhubaneswar with gone out-of-order EVMs in Ekamra (booth no 112), Bhubaneswar-Central (booth no 32), Unit IV (booth no 57) and Madhusudan Nagar (booth no 70).
Voters in Sambalpur, Kuchinda, Karanjia, Keonjhar Sadar, Keonjhar Municipality and Champua areas are also facing the same problem.