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Voters in crowded booths to get seat and fan

Coimbatore: If your polling cubicles have extraordinarily long queues or too much crowd, you can get a token and relaxation in probably the most empty school rooms within the polling centre. Giving precedence to in another way abled, senior voters and pregnant ladies, collector and leader election officer P Rasamani requested the government to immediately open school rooms and arrange seating for folks ready in queues.

On the click meet on Tuesday, the collector mentioned the management had taken up all efforts to extend the polling share from 68.1% recorded in 2014. “We want to make voters relaxed at polling cubicles. Keeping the summer season heat in mind, in puts the place the queue is simply too long, we've requested officers to issue tokens to voters and make them wait in school rooms with fans working,” he mentioned.

This yr, about 45,000 new voters will cast their votes in Coimbatore district, together with Pollachi, mentioned the collector. “The election commission has requested us to take a look at achieve 100% polling. All efforts are being taken in that regard together with campaigns and pledges,” he mentioned. “We are confident of crossing our earlier share,” he added. All polling cubicles can be supplied with wheelchairs and ramps, permitting the differently-abled to vote with out problem, he mentioned. Off the 3,070 polling cubicles within the district, 470 were identified as delicate cubicles and additional security has been equipped for them to verify fair polling. tnn

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