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Voting process in Papum Pare gets underway

TAP | Updated: April 11, 2024

YUPIA, Apr 11: The voting process under the Papum Pare got underway here on Thursday with the casting of votes through postal ballot and home voting.

To ensure accessibility and convenience for all citizens to participate in the democratic process, home voting is being introduced in Arunachal for the first time.

Thirteen voters under the 1- Arunachal Pradesh West parliamentary constituency segments, namely 13-Itanagar (13 voters), 14-Doimukh (10 voters), and 15-Sagalee (ST) assembly segments (1 voter), who are above 85 years and who had opted for home voting in the category of absentee voters senior citizen (AVSC) and absentee voter PWD (AVPD) voters, cast their vote today through the home voting process.

A dedicated team of polling officials travelled to Silsango under 15 Sagalee and Tarasso under 14 Doimukh to facilitate home voting for one PWD elector each.

Postal voting for the 5526 government employees from other districts, who are posted in Papum Pare and engaged in election duty also began from the Golden Jubilee outdoor stadium on Thursday.

The postal voting will continue until 5.00 pm on April 14.