Briefing the media at Deputy Commissioner’s conference hall on Tuesday, she said, “From tomorrow, barring public holidays, nominations can be accepted at DC’s conference hall from 11AM till 3PM. A candidate can come only in three vehicles and only five persons including the candidate himself or herself, can enter this conference hall for filing nominations. All supporters of their respective political parties have to remain 100 metres away from this premise. The last date for filing of nominations is 26th of March.”
She also informed, till date, mock polls have been conducted all across Cachar and 1,26,487 voters have cast their votes through EVMs and verified through VVPAT.
A candidate can spend in all, Rs 70 lakhs for his or her campaign and he or she can carry Rs 50,000 for any transactions per day.
“To keep a check on all of these and to oversee the poll preparedness, election observer, Vikas Joshi, has already reached Silchar and is touring all across the district,” said, Laya Madduri.
Once again reiterating that Election Commission of India wants to make this election free and fair as well as voter friendly, apps like ‘cVigil’, portals like ‘suvidha’, where one can get all the election updates, aside from portals like nvsp.in and voter helpline toll free number of ‘1950’, are in place, for all voters to come out in huge numbers and exercise their franchise.