35. Declaration of result.-
(1) When the counting is complete and the result of the voting has been determined, the Returning Officer shall forthwith-
(a) announce the result to those present;
(b) report the result to the Central Government and the Election Commission under section 12;
(c) prepare and certify a return of the election in Form 7; and
(d) seal up in separate packets the valid ballot papers and the rejected ballot papers and record on each such packet a description of its contents.
(2) The Returning Officer shall, as soon as may be thereafter, forward the certified return to the Election Commission.