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SKM questions issuance of 15 265 Postal Ballot Papers to SVs

Gangtok,Apr 23 (UNI) In a press conference Navraj Gurung General Secretary Social Media, Tshering Lepcha General Secretary ,Educated Unemployed Youth objected to issuance of 15265 postal ballot papers available to Service voters from State.
They have expressed doubts at the figures available from authorities. They said according to their estimate so many PB Papers should not have been issued. As the figures of Service voters with them do not tally with the numbers of PB Papers issued. They have estimated approximately 10 Thousand Service Voters only.This has given rise to suspicion,they informed.
They have claimed that those Village Police men who have not even been paid salary so far can not be considered entitled to Service votes.They have expressed dissatisfaction at whole process of conducting Election here , some Speeches reportedly violating Model Code of Conduct ,disorderly Electronic Voting Machines and Postal Ballot episodes ,already reported against.
They expressed shock at all the complaints made by them pending at State Chief Election officer’s Office.And have demanded immediate action and justice.
Observers feel if only office of Chief Election Officer could present a clear picture to remove doubts at this juncture,it would be helpful for all the political parties.
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