SILCHAR: The Cachar district administration has offered e-rickshaw facility to senior residents having issue in mobility for travelling to the polling stations to forged their votes in the second section of Assam meeting elections held on Thursday.
Cachar Deputy Commissioner Keerthi Jalli additionally mentioned that the administration has gifted saplings to first male, feminine and senior citizen voters in many polling stations.
“The e-rickshaw facility has been offered to 60-plus voters in Cachar particularly to those that have issue in mobility. They are additionally being felicitated for exercising their franchise,” Jalli advised PTI.
The deputy commissioner mentioned a number of eco-friendly mannequin polling stations have been arrange the place solely recyclable supplies had been used and these mannequin polling stations have proven the cultural legacy of the district via show of handicrafts and handlooms.
Members of self-help teams had been concerned in erecting stunning gates with conventional ‘Sheetal Pati’ mats, native clothes and ornamental items.
A document 201 polling stations, out of 1,834 in Cachar district, had been utterly managed by girls officers.
The determine is 20 occasions greater than 2016 polls when all-women-run polling stations was simply 10.
The district has about 12 lakh voters who’re exercising their franchise to elect seven MLAs.
The first section elections to the 126-member Assam meeting was held on March 27 and the third section will likely be held on April 6.