Churachandpur: Even as polling officials detailed for duty in Churachandpur and Pherzawl districts for the 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly Election 2022 were dispersed today, the District Election Officer/DC Pawan Yadav has appealed all eligible voters of the Districts to exercise their franchise and ensure free and fair election.
The DEO said that all preparations have been made to ensure the smooth conduct of the election and appealed all concerned to extend maximum cooperation in order to make the election a mega festival of democracy.
Without leaving anything to chance, the District authority has made maximum efforts since the past few months for the success of this election, Pawan Yadav said. However, the election will not be a success unless the people, particularly eligible voters, turn up to cast their votes, he said while appealing all eligible voters of the Districts to come out in large numbers and cast their votes which is to decide their future.
He added that a mechanism has been put in place to avoid unwanted incidents. He further said that security arrangements for all polling stations in the districts are in place. Live webcasting will be done in all polling stations.
Six ACs of Churachandpur and Pherzawl Districts will go to the poll on Monday, February 28, 2022. Polling officials and security personnel detailed for duty in 6 Assembly Constituencies of Churachandpur and Pherzawl districts were dispersed today from Peace Ground here.
The two districts have 358 polling stations. A total of 1432 polling personnel, 71 micro-observers and 39 sector officers were appointed for the smooth conduct of the election. 118 polling stations will be manned by women personnel. These include 7 in 57-Henglep, 82 in 58-Churachandpur and 29 in 59-Saikot ACs. The polling station at B. Vengnom (59/49) under Saikot AC will be manned by PwD personnel.
As a part of the first phase of polling, 211605 voters of Churachandpur and Pherzawl districts (102400 males, 109201 females and 4 third genders) will decide the fate of 34 candidates on February 28. Voting hours will be from 7 am to 4 pm.