About 2,000 voters eligible for postal poll in North Goa | Goa Information


PANAJI: About 2,000 voters have been discovered eligible to solid their votes by way of postal poll in North Goa, with the quantity anticipated to go up within the coming days, mentioned North Goa collector and district election officer (DEO) Ajit Roy right here on Friday.
Roy, who briefed the press concerning the preparations for the meeting elections, mentioned that solely these Covid-19 sufferers who’re hospitalised will be capable of use the postal poll facility, whereas the remaining can solid their vote over the last hour of polling.
The Election Fee has provided postal poll services for senior residents above the age of 80, these with bodily disabilities, those that are a part of important companies and concerned within the election course of, and people who are hospitalised on account of extended Covid.
“These voters are anticipated to submit their purposes by January 26.” mentioned Roy. “To take their vote, our groups of two members every will go to their homes as per our electoral roll database. We’ve particulars of those voters and their residential addresses. So our groups will go to their residences to take their vote, which probably would begin round February 5 and can go on until February 12.”
The DEO has recognized 15,590 voters who’re 80 plus years age in North Goa and 4,827 voters with bodily incapacity who may avail the postal poll facility.
“Our workforce will go to two occasions. If voter isn’t discovered first time we are going to go a second time, however not past that. Such people won’t be allowed to solid vote on the polling station in the event that they fail to solid their postal poll,” mentioned Roy.
Roy mentioned that every one eligible voters who intend to make use of the postal facility must give their Kind 12D by January 26.
Whereas 4 expenditure observers for North Goa have been appointed, the final observers and police observer for north Goa haven’t been appointed. North Goa district has obtained 5 corporations of Central Armed Police Pressure.
Roy mentioned that the flying squads and static surveillance groups have already been deployed throughout North Goa to curb violations. The collector urged residents to report all violations by the C-Vigil app which is being monitored across the clock.
He mentioned that eight present trigger notices have been issued to varied political events with police complaints filed for repeated violations.
The Election Fee has provided postal poll services for senior residents above the age of 80, these with bodily disabilities, those that are a part of important companies and concerned within the election course of, and people who are hospitalised on account of extended Covid



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