Meghalaya chief secretary calls for active participation in assembly poll

Electors ought to actively take part within the Meghalaya Assembly polls on February 27 to make sure no less than 95 per cent voting, state Chief Secretary D P Wahlang stated on Wednesday. Addressing a programme to mark the thirteenth Nationwide Voters’ Day, Wahlang stated by collaborating within the electoral course of, it’s the responsibility of the voters to maintain alive the basics of democracy.

“The significance of the day is to remind each citizen of this nation of his/her proper as a voter. By collaborating within the electoral course of those that have attained the age of 18 play an important position in making certain that the basics of democracy- a authorities by the folks, of the folks and for the people- are saved alive.

“The National Voters Day is an annual occasion with the aim of celebrating the ability of the residents for a free and truthful proper to vote”, he stated.

The thirteenth Nationwide Voters Day celebration is extra vital to the residents of Meghalaya this time because the state goes to polls on February 27 this yr, the chief secretary added.

Mentioning that there are 21.65 lakh voters within the state, comprising 10.68 lakh males and 10.92 lakh ladies, Wahlang stated, Meghalaya is likely one of the few states the place ladies electors outnumber males.

There are over 30,000 particular voters (centenarians, octogenarians and voters with disabilities), 81,443 first time electors and a couple of impartial gender voters within the electoral roll this time.

The programme was organised by the workplace of the Chief Electoral Officer. In the meantime, Chief Electoral Officer FR Kharkongor stated that the particular voters will get time until February 5 to resolve to vote from the consolation of their houses.

The Election Commission has given time until February 5 for centenarians, octogenarians and voters with disabilities to refill kind 12D (postal ballots) and select to resolve to forged their votes from residence, he stated.

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