Kamrup Metropolitan District to have 125 all-women polling stations

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Published: March 8,2021 08:14 PM
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In a bid to encourage female voters to exercise their franchise, the Kamrup Metropolitan Election District has considered for detailing 125 all-women polling booths.

March 8, 2021: In a bid to encourage female voters to exercise their franchise, the Kamrup Metropolitan Election District has considered for detailing 125 all-women polling booths.



All the officials engaged in such booths will be manned exclusively by women. This initiative towards gender equality is an attempt to boost women participation in the electoral process.



The Kamrup Metropolitan Election District has detailed a total of 10 nos. of polling booths in Jalukbari LAC, 65 nos. polling booths in Guwahati (E) LAC, 20 nos. in Guwahati (W) LAC and 30 nos. of such booths in Dispur LAC.



Meanwhile, training for women Presiding Officers and polling officials has been commenced in Kamrup Academy H.S. School from March 6 and will be continued till March 17, 2021.