Training and Disptach of Polling and Security Officials

The Election Office in collaboration with Office of the Returning Officer has conducted two days intensive training for 96 polling officials. The officicials were familiarized with form to be used in the polling station. Moreover, officials were comprehenviely trained to handle Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). Chief Election Coordinator, Bumthang Dzongkhag advised all the polling officials to conduct due deligence and serve at best with utmost dedication. Along with this, Dzongkhag Election Security Officers has also briefed polling officials and clearly spelled out Do’s and Don’ts while in Polling Station.

The polling officials

are dispatched on 16th October 2018 early in the morning and shall be ready to conduct election on 18th October 2018. 92 Polling officials were deputed in 19 polling stations and 4 officials are appointed as counting official in Office of the Returning Officer.

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