In the first phase of Narayanpur development block in Naxal-affected Narayanpur district, voting will be held for the first phase of 8 district panchayat, 17 district panchayat member posts, 68-gram panchayat sarpanch posts, and 268 punches. For which 90 polling stations have been set up, in which 68 polling stations are susceptible and 22 polling stations are sensitive, 32 polling stations have been shifted in terms of security. In 90 polling stations, 450 polling personnel will conduct polling work and 25 employees have been kept as reserves.
In the same Narayanpur block, 471 Ward Panches including 1 Janpad Panchayat member, 5 Gram Panchayat Sarpanch went unopposed and 13 Panch posts are vacant for which no one has applied. In view of the Naxalite affected area, the police department has also made tight security arrangements to conduct peaceful polling.