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Election Commission moves closer towards total inclusion of voters

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Front Page

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Aug 11: In an effort towards the total inclusion of all eligible voters in Meghalaya, the state’s Election department has launched the first ever Electoral Literacy Club (ELC) to be set up in an institution for special learning.
The state’s Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Frederick Roy Kharkongor launched the programme at the Ferrando Speech and Hearing Centre, Umniuh Khwan in Ri Bhoi District on Friday.


Speaking on the occasion, Kharkongor emphasized on 2018 being declared as the Year of Accessible Elections with special focus on free fair and inclusive Elections so that Elections are complete with no voter left behind.
Also present at the launching programme was the Deputy Commissioner of Ri Bhoi district RM Kurbah, Addl CEO T Lyngwa, principal of the Institute and students.


 

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