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110-year-old woman casts vote through home voting facility in Shopian

ECI and district administration with proper magisterial, observer and security arrangements
05:57 AM May 08, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
110 year old woman casts vote through home voting facility in shopian
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Shopian, May 7: On the first day of Postal and Home Voting in the district for the 02-Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency on Tuesday, a 110-year-old female voter of the Shopian Assembly Segment exercised her franchise.

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An official spokesman in a statement issued here said that the voter, residing at Therin Kandi in tehsil Keller cast her vote through the Home Voting Facility, facilitated by the district administration, Shopian after guidelines of the Election Commission of India (ECI) in the direction of ensuring inclusive participation of voting process.

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The Home Voting Facility commenced throughout the Shopian assembly segment of the Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency wherein senior citizens and specially-abled voters, numbering 185 shall exercise their franchise, in a process monitored by election machinery of ECI and district administration with proper magisterial, observer and security arrangements. Similarly, a Postal Voting Centre was also set up at Shopian to facilitate Postal Voting of essential service staff, who were not earlier able to cast their vote due to their election day duties. A total of 586 voters shall cast their vote during the three days.

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