Service voters exercised voting rights
IMPHAL | Apr 13
Personnel from the units of 9 Sector Assam Rifles exercised their democratic rights and cast votes for the impending Lok Sabha Elections on April 11, said a release by PRO IGAR (South).
The serving personnel of Assam Rifles deployed in intense Counter Insurgency in Manipur casted their votes on April 11 during the first phase of 17th Lok Sabha Elections 2019.
As a run up to casting votes, the serving personnel first registered themselves as service voters online. Thereafter Electronically Transmitted Postal Ballot (ETBP) was generated for each service voter to exercise his right to vote.
After months of preparation which involved placing of requisite infrastructure, overcoming digital connectivity challenges and exhaustive awareness campaign for the Assam Rifles personnel, the complete procedure was streamlined and voting took place under supervision of senior officials.
As part of the elections, Mantripukhri Battalion conducted the polling in a phased manner in which out of a total of 1151 voters, 821 service voters cast their votes in phase I on 11 April and remaining will be exercising their rights during phase II of the elections on April 18.
Keithelmanbi Battalion also conducted the polling in a similar manner and 256 voters out of the total 1076 registered service voters cast their votes. They will again be casting their valuable votes on April 18.
The release by IGAR (South) has also mentioned that Keithelmanbi Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles saved lives of three snake bite victims yesterday.
On the evening of 12 April, a 10 year old boy, resident of Lilong Khunou was bitten by a poisonous snake. On the same evening, a woman of Arapati village and a girl of Lilong Maya Leikai were also bitten by poisonous snakes. All three snake bite victims were evacuated to Lilong Company Operating Base (COB) where they were readily attended by the Company Operating Base (COB) medical team and were administered for life saving treatment. They were later shifted to RIMS for further treatment.
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