Ilam, January 27:
Altogether 196 poll booths have been proposed in the district for the coming constituent assembly poll.
An all-party meeting chaired by Ilam CDO Lekhnath Pokhrel yesterday decided to suggest to the election commission to set up 66 booths each in constituency numbers 1 and 2 and 64 centres in constituency number 3.
â€œSome 387 ballot boxes will be needed in the election centres,â€ Pokhrel said, adding: â€œThere will be 132 ballot boxes each in constituency numbers 1 and 2 and the number of ballot boxes will be 123 in constituency number 3. Some 1,372 staffers will be needed.â€ Some 122 election centres had been set up in the district in the general elections held in 2000.