To seize stock of preparations for the Assembly election scheduled early next 300 and sixty five days in Punjab, a crew of the Election Commission of India (ECI) visited the voice this week. The crew met representatives of six nationwide and two voice-level political events within the center of its discuss to.
Chief Election Commissioner of India Sushil Chandra said the associated rate’s level of curiosity is on low turnout constituencies within the voice. He said these constituencies have faith been identified and special consciousness campaigns will be performed in those areas.
Furthermore, he said 165 exclusively girls folk-urge polling cubicles and 57 polling cubicles managed by folk with disabilities would be home up for the election in Punjab.
CEC Sh. Sushil Chandra alongside with the ECs Sh. Rajiv Kumar & Sh. Anup Chandra Pandey this day at Chandigarh flagged off cellular autos as fragment of Voter Awareness pressure in Punjab. The Commission is on a 2-day discuss to to Punjab to learn about poll preparedness earlier than Roar Assembly Elections. pic.twitter.com/Rbl7i8FouF
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POLITICAL PARTIES’ DEMANDS
All over the ECI’s discuss to, all political events within the voice demanded 100 per cent voter verifiable paper audit path (VVPAT) and digital vote casting machine (EVM)-basically based mostly mostly vote casting within the center of the polls. In addition they asked for webcasting of the total polling cubicles and demanded that reproduction voters be identified.
Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra, said, “There has also been a save a query to for extra safety monitoring in tender assemblies within the voice. To quit the utilize of gear, unlawful liquor and money, the Earnings Tax Division, Directorate of Income Intelligence, Enforcement Directorate, Narcotics Preserve watch over Bureau, railway and airport authorities have faith been asked to be on alert.”
After the mannequin code of conduct is imposed within the voice, if any monetary institution sends money from one region to one other, the guidelines will be given to the Earnings Tax Division, the EC said. If there is any circulation of money with out peep, it’s going to be seized, the associated rate added.
BOOSTING VOTER TURNOUT
All over the 2017 Assembly election within the voice, around 75 per cent polling was recorded in Punjab. This came all the device down to about 66 per cent within the 2019 Lok Sabha election.
To rob the voter turnout within the upcoming election, the Election Commission has directed officials to develop steady preparations the least bit polling stations for disabled and aged voters above the age of 80. Elderly voters will be brought to the polling stations free of payment. The device to vote from home will even be made on hand to those above the age of 80.
LINKING AADHAAR WITH ELECTORAL ROLL
The Union Cupboard on Wednesday cleared a invoice on electoral reforms, including the one to link the electoral roll with Aadhaar on a voluntary foundation to root out a few enrolments.
On this, CEC Sushil Chandra said, “This is an even resolution. By linking it to Aadhaar, one weird ID will be equipped and it’s going to aid to delete reproduction voters.”
On January 5, the voter checklist within the voice will be revised on the premise of Aadhaar playing cards.
As cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant amplify in India, the Election Commission said that every person wanted preparations would be made to be clear the elections next 300 and sixty five days are performed safely. This entails thermal scanning and sanitisation of the polling cubicles. “All Covid norms will be adopted,” the associated rate said.
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