Bhubaneswar, May 21 -- The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO)-Odisha today ordered re-polling in at least two booths coming under Kantamal Assembly constituency of Boudh district and Kandhamal parliament segment.

Accordingly, the Booth No-26 and Booth No-28 will go for re-polling on May 23. As per the CEO order, polling will begin at 7.00 AM and will continue till 4.00 PM on this day.

The official order was issued based on instructions given by the Election Commission of India (ECI) and close on the heels of alleged booth rigging and other irregularities.

The Commission directed the District Electoral Officers and Collectors of Boudh and Kandhamal to duly inform the schedule of re-polling to MP as well as MLA candidates and voters concerned...