New Delhi, May 12: The Election Commission of India (ECI) will first feed the updates on Lok Sabha poll results 2019 on its official portals designated to announce the general elections outcome. The ECI has ordered the Returning Officers, who would be overseeing the counting of votes, to first upload the result on suvidha.eci.gov.in, before announcing it to the stringers gathered outside the counting centres.
The results at suvidha.eci.gov.in would be updated every 5 minutes, the ECI officials were reported as saying. Apart from the above website, the round-by-round tally would be uploaded on results.eci.gov.in. Gadchiroli Seat in Maharashtra Likely to Know Its Winner by 1pm on May 23.
A directive has been issued to Returning Officers to comply with the instruction to upload results first on the official website, directly from the counting centre. The order is expected to restraint speculative trends on TV channels. Viewers could also check the results directly from the two official portals.
Results of the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections 2019 is expected on May 23, when the Commission is scheduled to begin the counting of votes.
On May 21, a mock counting has been scheduled at some counting centres to rehearse the Returning Officers and other election officials with the counting process.
A display board will be put up outside each counting centre, where candidates could check the live tally of votes.