Gangtok, 26 Mar (IPR): The office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Sikkim to encourage all eligible citizens to vote and make an informed decision during the General Elections 2019 is conducting mock polls and Mobile Van campaign in all districts of Sikkim.
It is worth mentioning that the Mobile Vans launched by the office of the CEO has largely facilitated the proper dissemination of information relating to General Election 2019 through videos and songs to the general public. Similarly such mobile van campaign is being carried out in all the districts.
Mock polls were conducted at Biraspati Parsai Senior Secondary School, Ranipool and Government Secondary School at Ahopul by the officials from the office of the CEO and students participated by lining up to cast their votes and showcased much enthusiasm and excitement to be a part of mock polls. The activities were designed and conducted for the public and students to mimic real elections in order to familiarize them about the election process.
Till date, such mock polls and Mobile Van Campaign have been conducted in Rumtek, Ranka, Penlong, Sang Khola, Pakyong Bazaar and Sang Martam.