Campaigning to end today


By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Apr 15: The election campaign period for the Inner Manipur Parliamentary Constituency election which falls on April 18, will conclude at 4 pm tomorrow. Speaking to media persons at the Chief Electoral Conference Hall at Lamphel yesterday, CEO Manipur PK Singh said that the first 50 people to cast their votes, at every Polling Stations, will be presented with a gift each.
9,28,626 voters (4,47,843 males and 4,8,0751 females), 8,838 service voters and 32 third genders will cast their votes for the Inner election at 1300 Polling Stations. Announcing that gifts will be presented to the persons with disabilities who come to vote, the CEO informed that the model Polling Stations which will be opened at each Assembly Segments, will have properly constructed selfie points.
Speaking about the opening of the strong room containing EVM machines at Churachandpur, the CEO clarified that the strong room was opened after it was discovered that the documents for scrutiny were left behind in the room.
All the political parties concerned were informed about the matter by the DC and the DC was accompanied by the Observer personally and the whole process was video-taped.
No procedures were violated, he added.

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