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Signature campaign on electoral participation launched in Manipur

By Sobhapati Samom Updated: Apr 05, 2024 9:52 pm
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Pradeep Kumar Jha launching Signature Campaign on Electoral Participation in Imphal on Friday.

IMPHAL — With an objective to encourage electors, particularly the youth, to cast their votes in a free and fair manner, and without any fear of external factors, Chief Electoral Officer(CEO) Manipur Pradeep Kumar Jha launched a signature campaign on electoral participation was at Lamphelpat near Imphal on Friday.

Various creatives and explainer videos on application like C-Vigil, 1950 (toll free no.), Know Your Candidate (KYC), Saksham, Voter Helpline etc. were released to various media platforms to promote ethical, informed, inclusive and accessible voting.

Awareness programmes for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) were also taken up at all relief camps in order to facilitate their active participation in the polling.

First round training of polling personnel has been completed and the second round training after second randomisation of polling personnel is in progress. Three general observers, two police observers and four expenditure observers, appointed by Election Commission of India, have arrived to oversee the preparation and conduct of Lok Sabha election in the state.

A total of 94 special polling stations, including 24 in Kangpokpi, 22 in Bishnupur district and 15 in Churachandpur have been identified to facilitate voting by IDPs.

Altogether, 118 model polling stations will be set up across the state, out of which 91 will be exclusively managed by women polling personnel, updated Jha.

Commissioning of the EVM/VVPATs commenced in all districts on Friday, for which 64 engineers from Electronics Corporation of India Ltd. have been deployed across the state.

By Sobhapati Samom Updated: Apr 05, 2024 9:52:34 pm
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