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Angul, a centrally located district in the State of Orissa came into existence on April 1, 1993. Area wise, it is the 11th largest district of Orissa. Angul is situated on the National Highway No 42 is accessible from all parts of the state. Angul has contributed the rich and glorious culture along with socio-economic development of Orissa. Vast coalmines of Angul fetch huge revenue return to the government. The district is the abode of big industries like National Aluminium Company (NALCO), Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), Heavy Water Plant, Talcher etc. Mahanadi and Brahmani rivers rush through the district making it fertile.
The general elections in India, the worlds largest democracy, were recently held to elect its 15th Lok Sabha. Elections are conducted according to the constitutional provisions, supplemented by laws made by Parliament. The major laws are Representation of the People Act, 1950, which mainly deals with the preparation and revision of electoral rolls, the Representation of the People Act, 1951, which deals, in detail, with all aspects of conduct of elections and post election disputes. Elections in India are an exercise involving political mobilisation, people participation and organisational complexity on mammoth scale and are said to be the largest event in the world. To manage the event involving enormous complexity, a computer based system - Open Elecon was developed by NIC, Jharkhand using open source platform for conducting the parliamentary / assembly elections conforming to the guidelines of the Election Commission of India.
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