Dimapur, October 3: A joint meeting of all the political parties and civil society organizations for the upcoming bye-election to 60 Pungro-Kiphire constituency was held in the DC’s conference hall Kiphire on October 3.
AEO Kiphire, Olivi Thurr briefed about the election guidelines and stated that the Returning Officer will be ADC, Kiphire Nyempo Wallim, Olivi requested the political parties to take nominations form from her office.
She stated that during the nominations time only two persons and two vehicles will be permitted for each candidate and for holding rally/ campaign first they have to seek permission from the DC office. She mentioned that PwD persons, 80 years & above and those persons staying in quarantine can cast their vote through postal ballot.
ADC Kiphire Nyempo Wallim urged all the political leaders to elect the right leaders who can bring changes and can benefit the Kiphire District. She appealed to the USLP and ward chairman to ensure that everyone should exercise their vote whether he/ she is from weaker sections to maintain democratic means and practices. She also encouraged all to have free and fair elections and further urged all the political parties to cooperate with the District administration and various organization and to abide by the guidelines till the election process is over.
(Page News Service)