What Is Webcast? All About The Technology That Will Be Used at Hypersensitive Polling Booths in Haryana Assembly Elections 2019
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora (Photo Credits: IANS)

Chandigarh, October 10: Ahead of Haryana assembly elections 2019, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora on Thursday said that the upcoming polls will be webcast. He made this announced during a press conference in Chandigarh. "Web-casting of hyper-sensitive polling booths will be done during the 2019 polls in Haryana," Arora said. Haryana Assembly Elections 2019 FAQs: When is Voting? Date of Results And Other Questions Answered.

The election for 90-member Haryana assembly will take place on October 21. While the results will be announced on October 24. Apart from Haryana, Vidhan Sabha polls will also be held in Maharashtra on the same day. According to the Election Commission(EC), Haryana has 1.82 crore registered voters.

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What is Webcast?

The webcast is a process of broadcasting live event over the internet. The live event could by audio, video, or both. This technology operates in real-time and allows interactive user participation. In simple words, Webcasting is broadcasting an event on the Internet.

Meanwhile, the Assembly polls 2019 in Haryana and Maharashtra are the first elections after the Lok Sabha polls in May. In LS polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) triumphed with 303 seats while the Congress just secured 52 of the 524 parliamentary seats.