Gangtok, Jan 19: (IPR) Representatives of major political parties today attended a day long familiarization/awareness meeting on EVM & VVPATs in the conference hall of District Administration centre, East.
ADC East Shri Bharani Kumar explained the functioning of machines in a detailed manner. This was followed by a meeting of the District Colector East cum District Election Officer Shri Kapil Meena with the representatives of all the political parties in Sikkim. to discuss preliminary issues related to upcoming general elections. The representatives were made aware of various activities being conducted by the office of the District Election Officer East and on publication of draft electoral roll on 31st January. Their suggestions and feedback was also taken on deciding venues for public meetings and other election campaigning related matters.
The meeting broadly discussed on the following points:
1. Venue for meeting by political parties.
2. Places for display of bunting, banner, posters,flags etc
3. Permission for public meeting during Haat days.. etc.
The meeting was attended by ADC,East, Assistant Collector, Under Secretary Election , BLOs and District Election staff.