15th Apr 2024 09:04:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

Yupia, Apr 15: As the countdown to the simultaneous elections 2024 begins, General Observer Amit Dhaka reviewed the election management today here at the DC Conference Hall.
“The last 72 hrs prior to poll day, which includes the last day of campaign period, non-campaign period (last 48 hours) and poll period are very critical in election management,” the GO observed and urged the Nodal Officers to be alert and be aware of the multifarious activities and the directives issued by the Election Commission.
The Nodal Officers Transport, EVM, Law and Order and Webcasting attended the meeting along with RO- 13 Itanagar Shweta Nagarkoti Mehta, RO- 14 Sagalee Higio Yame and Superintendent of Police of Yupia, Itanagar and Naharlagun.
Later, briefing about the poll preparedness in the district, DEO Papum Pare Jiken Bomjen while highlighting the poll activities informed that the time for the start of poll has been set for 7.00 am of 19th April and closing at 5pm.
“150 polling stations which include 72 mumbers under 13- Itanagar Assembly Segment, 42   under 14 Doimukh Assembly Constituency and 36 under 15 Sagalee Assembly Segment will go to polls on 19th April. All manpower and force deployment and logistic arrangements have been made in these polling stations.”
“Polling stations 5- DFO Social Forestry office building and 45-KV school building NERIST have been earmarked as all women managed polling stations and 16-NEEPCO has been earmarked as a model polling station”, he further informed.
Urging all the voters to turn up on the 19th to cast their votes, he further informed that besides the EPIC card, the list of documents required as valid proof of identity during voting day will also include AADHAAR card, PAN Card, Unique Disability ID(UDID) Card, Service ID Card, Passbook with photo by Bank/Post Office, Health Insurance Smart Card(M/o Labour), Driving License(DL), Passport, Smart Card issued by RGI under NPR, Pension document, Official ID card issued to MPs/MLAs/MLCs and MNREGA job card.
He further requested the citizens to follow ethical voting, be an informed voter and   avoid corrupt practices like money culture.
“Efforts have been made by the District Election Office to create awareness on EVM/VVPAT through Digital outreach programme using SVEEP Van in the various locations of Papum Pare including Capital region. A helpdesk has been set up at DEO Office, Yupia to address to doubts on polling day activities and provide hands on training on EVM/VVPAT and  trainings have been organized to create awareness about C-Vigil app, NGS portal, Voter helpline app etc,” the DEO further informed.

Kenter Joya Riba

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