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Polling for Absentee Voters begins in Kangpokpi

by Rinku Khumukcham
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Kangpokpi, Feb 22:

As Kangpokpi goes to poll in just a week, polling for the Absentee Voters began today in 51-Saitu (ST) Assembly Constituency (AC). Altogether 106 Absentee Voters that is, citizens over 80 years of age and persons with disability (PwD) are eligible for postal ballot to cast their votes at home in Kangpokpi district. 17 polling teams have been formed to visit the house of the Absentee Voters in the three assembly constituencies of the district and to enable them to exercise their voting rights.
For the 51-Saitu (ST) AC, first round of briefing of electors on voting procedures and collection of marked ballot papers for Absentee Voters was held through house-to-house visit by the designated Polling Officials.
Altogether 62 Absentee Voters – 53 numbers of Senior Citizens (above 80 years of age) and 9 numbers of persons with disability (PWD) will exercise their voting rights. Second round of house-to-house visit by the designated Polling Officials will continue till February 24, 2022 if the need arises.
For the 50-Kangpokpi (Gen) AC, the first round of house-to-house visit by the designated Polling Officials will be held tomorrow (February 23, 2022). A total of 27 Absentee Voters – 25 Senior Citizens (above 80 years of age) and 2(two) numbers of persons with disability (PWD) will exercise their voting rights.
Also, the first round voting for the absentee voters for the 46-Saikul (ST) AC will be held tomorrow (February 23) and if needed it will continue till February 25, 2022 in the second round through house-to-house visit of the designated Polling Officials. A total of 17 Absentee Voters – 13 Senior Citizens (above 80 years of age) and 4(four) numbers of persons with disability (PWD) will exercise their voting rights.
There is no case of Absentee Voters with Covid-19 suspect or affected person from the three assembly constituencies of Kangpokpi District.

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