The office of the District Election Officer, East Khasi Hills organised an outreach programme for low turnout polling stations at the office of the Deputy Commissioner, here today.
East Khasi Hills Deputy Commissioner SC Sadhu, Assistant Commissioner Saloni Verma, Booth Level Officers(BLOs) and headmen of various localities were present the programme.
During the programme officials of the Election Branch and the BLOs and Headmen discussed the reasons behind low voter turnout in the elections in particular polling stations. They had suggested steps and strategies to improve voter participation in the Assembly Elections to be held on February 27.
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