Imphal: Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra and his team reached here on Monday on a two-day visit to review preparations for state assembly election 2022.
Chief Electoral Officer, Manipur Rajesh Agrawal received Sushil Chandra at the Imphal International airport, who was accompanied by Election Commissioners Rajiv Kumar Anup Chandra Pandey and other senior officials of the Commission.
On the first day of the visit, the Chief Election Commissioner and his team interacted with the representatives of National and State recognised political parties, District Election Officers (DEOs) and Superintendents of Police (SPs) at Hotel Classic Grande, Chingmeirong. The interaction was followed by a presentation from the CEO and SPNO.
CEC Sushil Chandra also launched the C-VIGIL TVC, an awareness video in local language on C-VIGIL to deter electors/candidates/agents from inducements; Video on PwD electors’ Participation – a video specially crafted for PwD electors in accessible format, including voice over, sign language & written messages, to participate in the Electoral Process and a booklet titled “No Voter to be left behind” on activities taken up in collaboration with Handicapped Development Foundation (HDF) in all Districts of Manipur. The CEC also launched the KYC- Know Your Candidate App, an explainer video in Manipuri language.
During their stay, the team will further hold various meetings with the high ranking officials of the state and will address the media personnel.