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Kalam tipped as EC's brand ambassador for Bihar polls

Former President A P J Abdul Kalam may be the Election Commission's brand ambassador for Bihar assembly polls with the specific purpose to making the voters go to the polling booths.

patna Updated: Sep 22, 2010 22:06 IST

Former President A P J Abdul Kalam may be the Election Commission's brand ambassador for Bihar assembly polls with the specific purpose to making the voters go to the polling booths.

Kalam's name figured among the probable brand ambassadors of the EC for the Bihar polls, Additional Chief Electoral Officer (ACEO) Kumar Anshumali said.

Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi had yesterday expressed concern over poor turn out in successive assembly polls in Bihar and emphasized the need for appointment of a popular brand amabassador to prevail upon the electorate to exercise their franchise.