Home voters cast votes

YUPIA, Apr 11:  The home voting, introduced in Arunachal Pradesh for the first time to ensure accessibility and convenience of electors to participate in democratic process, commenced in Papum Pare district on Thursday.

Total 13 voters of Arunachal West Parliamentary Constituency, besides assembly constituency-wise votes cast were Itanagar (13), Doimukh (10) and Sagalee (1). All of them are above 85 years and opted for home voting in the category of absentee voter’s senior citizen (AVSC) and absentee voter PwD (AVPD) to cast votes through home voting.

It is worth mentioning here that a dedicated team of polling officials travelled to Silsango under Sagalee and Tarasso under  Doimukh to facilitate home voting for one AVPD electors.

The postal voting by 5,526 Govt employees from other districts, who are posted in Papum Pare on election duty, also commenced at Golden Jubilee outdoor stadium here.

However, postal voting will be conducted  on April 14. (DIPRO)

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