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2nd phase of training for counting staff held at Kargil

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KARGIL, MAY 20: In view of the counting of votes in respect of Kargil and Zanskar Assembly segments of the Ladakh Parliamentary Constituency, the 2nd phase of training for Counting Supervisors, Counting Assistants and Micro Observers on Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) counting was held at Conference Hall Baroo here today.

The training program was held under the overall supervision of the District Election Officer (DEO) Kargil Baseer ul Haq Choudhary and was attended by the Deputy District Election Officer Kargil Nargis Banoo, ARO Kargil Assembly Segment Pawan Kotwal, ARO Zankar Assembly Segment Imteeaz Kacho, other concerned officers besides the counting supervisors, Counting Assistants and Micro Observers.

The training was imparted by the Nodal Officer EVM Haji Muhammad Amin and District Level Master Trainer (DLMT) Kargil Haji Muhammad Hadi who enlightened the participants about the guidelines of the ECI to be followed during the counting process so as to ensure smooth conduct of the counting process to be held on 23rd of May, 2019.

Hands-on demonstration of EVM and VVPAT was also held while as informative video clips and detailed power point presentation on how to carry out the counting of votes through EVM, VVPAT were also shown on the occasion.

Necessary instructions with regard to the filing up of different forms during the counting process besides instructions pertaining to the presence of contesting candidates, election agents and counting agents were also imparted to the counting staff.

The trainers clarified the doubts and queries of the participants during the question-answer session.

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