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Over 500 model booths to welcome voters in Agra

AGRA: To attract other folks to vote on April 18, the district administration has deliberate to develop 503 model booths in both Agra and Fatehpur Sikri.

Apart from providing basic amenities, those booths may also be decorated. Election officers mentioned that electorate will get a crimson carpet welcome and arrangements will be made for kids to play.

As many as 245 booths in Agra and 258 in Sikri will have particular arrangements for the electorate. Some of these booths had recorded less voting proportion all through the 2014 Lok Sabha election.

Ramesh Chandra, deputy district election officer, mentioned, “Each model sales space will be decorated with vegetation and art pieces. Voters won't have to face under the solar to watch for their flip. Arrangement for color and seating are being made. All that is being finished to encourage other folks to vote.”

Besides the model booths, the district administration has deliberate to develop one Sakhi sales space in every of the 9 meeting constituency of the district. These booths will have all ladies personnel. The move is aimed to encourage ladies to exercise their franchise.

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