6,278 registered Kashmiri Migrants to cast vote at special polling stations for Baramulla Constituency
As many as 6,278 Kashmiri migrant voters will exercise their right to franchise tomorrow for Baramulla Parliamentary Constituency at special polling stations established in Jammu, Udhampur and New Delhi, an election officer here today said.
"There are more that 20 thousand migrant voters in the list but only 6,278 have registered themselves at Jammu, Udhampur and New Delhi by submitting M-Form and would cast their vote tomorrow," said an official.
He said 6,278 voters include 3,220 male and 3,058 female voters.
"In Jammu 6,191 voters comprising 3,172 male and 3,019 females have submitted the M-Form with the Electoral Officer and would cast their vote tomorrow at 13 polling stations set up in the district," said the official adding that M-Form is an option provided by the Election Commission to felicitate the migrant voters living away from their homes.
He further said in Udhampur District, total 62 voters including 35 males and 27 females registered themselves and exercise their right to franchise tomorrow.
"However, 25 eligible voters including 13 males and 12 females have submitted their Form-M for Baramulla parliamentary constituency and would cast their votes at polling stations established at Shalamar Bagh and Prithivi Raj Road, New Delhi," he added.
(Posted on 07-05-2014)