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EC gears up for forthcoming elections

india Updated: Jun 20, 2008 14:44 IST

In view of the forthcoming Rajasthan assembly election scheduled later this year, the State Election Commission has started gearing itself up for it.

"It (the commission) has decided to complete impart training to all its 35,000 booth level officers about the election related procedures by June 25, Chief Election Commissioner Vinod Zuthsi said.

"Already training has been imparted to one each Tehsildar and Naib Tehsildar, as masters trainers, who would be posted in each assembly constitunecies," Zuthsi said.

He said the master trainers and the booth level officers would also be further briefed about the election procedures and other related matters at the review programme to be held between June 30 and July 30.

The review programme would also be attended by the collectors who are de-facto district election officers, he added. All booth level officials would be given detailed information about the photo identity card and electorate lists, he said, adding all election registering officials have been asked to remain on duty during the training programme.

He said a photo and video exhibition containing materials relating to election, including electronic voting machine, photo identity card and programmes and accountability of the booth level officials would also be organised.