SHILLONG, Feb 14: With the voting date for Meghalaya Assembly election 2013 approaching fast, the election campaigns in different parts of the state have become more exhaustive and so have the use of muscle power by opposition parties.
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), in a letter to the state Chief Election Officer, has demanded for instant and regular security to its 54- Mahendraganj candidate Mafiara T. Sangma.
SHILLONG, Feb 14: Thma U Rangli – Juki (TUR), a new organization formed out of collective concern, that aims at working for the people’s welfare officially declared its existence on Thursday at the Shillong Press Club.
In their initial open manifesto, TUR have laid out their areas of work encompassing agriculture and industry, land issues, environment health, education, social security, employment, governance and democracy, sports and culture issues.
Shillong, Feb 14: The District Election Officer of West Jaintia Hills District has informed that the Election Expenditure Observer or the authorized officer will be doing the inspection of Expenditure Register of Each candidate. Therefore the candidates are directed to produce a register maintained by them on a day to day basis with supporting vouchers to the following designated officers:
1-Nartiang Assembly Constituency, D.D Syngai at Election Branch, 2-Jowai Assembly Constituency M.Lytan at Room No.33, 3- Raliang Assembly Constituency,L T. Tariang at Room No.32, 4-Mookaiaw Assembly Constituency, F.B Basan at Room No 32, 7-Amlarem Constituency, B Jyrwa at SDO(E) Office Amlarem on February 9,12,15,18,21 from 11 Am to 3 Pm
Shillong, Feb 14: The District Election Officer of West Jaintia Hills has informed the general public that B. Venkateswar Rao, the Election Observer, will met the general public for 1-Nartiang, 3- railing and 4-Mookaiaw Assembly Constituency.
Kamal Kumar Das, the other Observer, will meet the general public for 2-Jowai, and 7-Amperlam Assembly Constituencies everyday from 9 am to 10 am at Circuit House.
Shillong, Feb 14: Election Photo Identity Card (EPIC) is compulsory for establishing Identity during the forthcoming Assembly Elections. The Election Commission of India (ECI) has therefore made it mandatory for all voters to possess EPIC before casting their votes.
Electors who fail to produce EPIC shall have to produce Authenticated Photo Voter Slip issued by election machinery as an alternate identification. These directions have been made for free and fair elections and effective voting to prevent impersonation.