House-to-house Voting For Absentee Voters Underway In Manipur - Eastern Mirror
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House-to-house voting for absentee voters underway in Manipur

By Sobhapati Samom Updated: Apr 14, 2024 8:42 pm

IMPHAL — The postal voting for absentee voters in Imphal West district began on Sunday, allowing senior citizens aged 85 years and above (AVSC) and persons with disabilities with at least 40% disability (AVPD) to exercise their voting rights from their homes.

The first round of house-to-house visits for absentee voters will continue until April 15, from 9 am to 5 pm. The second round of house-to-house visits is scheduled for April 16.

The district election officer, Imphal West, has identified a total of 1,997 eligible absentee voters from 13 assembly constituencies. Forty one separate polling teams, each consisting of two polling officials, one videographer, one micro-observer, and two police personnel, have been appointed for house-to-house visits to all eligible absentee voters for the issuance and receipt of postal ballots.

On April 13, the vote from home facilities began in the Kangpokpi district. Under the supervision of the district election officer, polling officials conducted home voting for eligible elderly voters and persons with disabilities in the Saikul, Kangpokpi, and Saitu assembly constituencies of the Kangpokpi district.

Similarly, 11 polling official teams from Churachandpur district have embarked on their mission to reach out to 67 home voters, who are 80 years of age and older and persons with disabilities, identified across the district’s four assembly constituencies.

By Sobhapati Samom Updated: Apr 14, 2024 8:42:01 pm
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