In Pollachi, a total of 1,333 EVMs will be taken up for counting. Poll observers Vinod R. Rao, N.P. Agarwal and Dilip Kumar Das will be monitoring the counting process at Coimbatore.In Pollachi, the observers are Amrendrakumar Singh, Tushar Kanti Behera and S.K. Sharma.In Pollachi, security arrangement is being put in place by the Superintendent of Police, Coimbatore, N. Kannan under the supervision of Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Coimbatore Range, M. Ramasubramani and Inspector-General of Police, West Zone, Pramod Kumar.
In Coimbatore, security arrangement is in place at the GCT, said K.C. Mahali, Commissioner of Police, Coimbatore City. Armed pickets are deployed across the city as a matter of precaution. Armed guards have been posted at the strong room at GCT where the EVMs from Coimbatore South, Coimbatore North, Singanallur, Palladam, Sulur and Kavundampalayam have been kept.
Similarly, the EVMs from Kinthukkadavu, Pollachi, Udumalpet, Valparai, Madathukulam and Thondamuthur are kept at the strong room at PA College of Engineering.