Gyalshing, 11 Apr (IPR): The voting for the eight Assembly Constituencies, one Parliamentary Constituency and Sangha was successfully completed in West Sikkim.
A total of 90,213 voters exercised their franchise out of the 1,10,497 registered voters in the 141 Polling Stations of West Sikkim. A total of 46,323 Males and 43,890 Females voted for the 8 Assembly Constituencies.
Also, a total of 524 voters voted for the 32-Sangha seat out of which 522 were Males and 2 were females.
A total of 9 Model Polling Stations were designated where Braille Voting Slips, Transportation facilities for PWD Voters, help desk, resting place for Senior Voters, Coffee Vending Machines, drinking water facilities, volunteer assistance, ‘I voted’ Tags, Selfie Booths and Welcome gate for Pink Polling Booths were main highlight of the day.
Altogether 657 PWD voters are registered in West Sikkim out of which Rinchenpong has the largest number with 201 PWD voters. 200 volunteers were kept for assistance to the PWD voters who were also trained to assist them.