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Voter enrolment drive yields positive results

Voter enrolment drive yields positive results
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Awareness among the people towards the right to vote has been increased significantly Youth is showing much interest to enroll their vote As a result of consistent efforts made by the Election Commission, the registration of youth in electoral rolls has been increased to 90 per cent in rural areas

Parigi: Awareness among the people towards the right to vote has been increased significantly. Youth is showing much interest to enroll their vote. As a result of consistent efforts made by the Election Commission, the registration of youth in electoral rolls has been increased to 90 per cent in rural areas. Participation of youth in panchayat elections also catered to the hike in voter enrollment.

As Lok Sabha, Municipal, and Parishat elections are looming people are enrolling their names in large numbers. Those who lost their names in voter list are also enrolling their names. There are 2, 41, 843 voters in the Parigi constituency. Among them 1, 22, 943 are male voters and 1, 18, 896 are female voters. Election commission launched 1950 helpline to help the voters to know their details and any information like voter id, polling booth numbers etc.

Technical issues in voter list are causing trouble to the officials. Despite more efforts, they are still facing the issue of missing names. Booth level officials are rechecking the present voter list and making changes if needed. Election officials are going to set up awareness camps on March 2 and 3. There were 299 polling stations during Assembly elections while officials increased them to 305.

Govindamma, election official (DT) said that they were taking all necessary measures to keep the voter list accurate. She said that booth level officers would be available in all villages on March 2 and 3. She called upon people to avail this opportunity to cast their vote in elections.

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