Special polling booths for migrants at Jmu, Udhampur

State Election Commissioner, K.K Sharma, today directed for setting up of special polling stations for Kashmiri Migrants at Jammu and Udhampur so that they can effectively exercise their right of franchise.

The SEC was interacting with officers through video conferencing. The SEC said that we have to ensure that every section of society is provided an ample opportunity of exercising their right to vote so that they can also participate in these historic elections meant to strengthen democracy at grass root levels. Under the arrangements, all Deputy Commissioners concerned of Kashmir Division will notify the setting up of polling stations for Kashmiri Migrants at Jammu and Udhampur.