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Himachal will have 136 all woman-maged polling stations

Himachal will have 136 all  woman-maged polling stations

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  16 Oct 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Shimla, Oct 15: A total of 136 all woman-maged polling stations would be set up in all the 68 assembly constituencies in Himachal Pradesh for the November 9 assembly elections, Chief Electoral Officer Pushpendra Rajput said on Sunday. He said in order to motivate and ensure women’s participation in the electoral process, the woman-run stations comprising two in each constituency have been set up for the first time in the state. In these polling station, women police personnel and all women employees would be deputed for duty. The maximum are in Kangra district, the state’s largest district. There are a total of 7,521 polling stations with Kaa in Kinur having the minimum number of six voters. (IANS)

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