Indore: The district Election Office (DEO) will send special invitation letters to voters in the city who are above 100 years of age. The administration’s initiative is an attempt to motivate all kind and all age group of voters to cast their vote in the Lok Sabha elections 2019. At least 107 voters above 100 years of age have been identified in the city who will be casting their vote in Indore on May 19.
In an attempt to motivate them, the district Election Office (DEO) has decide to offer invitation letters to those who have attained such a glorious position. The district administration has launched an exercise recently to examine voters who are above 100 years of age and found there are at least 107 of them living in the district. Neha Meena, CEO of Jila Panchayat and Nodal officer of Systematic Voters Education and Electoral Practices (SVEEP), said that the administration has decided to offer several facilities to centenarians to cast their votes. “We have decided to offer them several facilities to cast their vote in smooth manner,” said Meena.
“Firstly, invitation letters will be sent to their home by officers of the Social Justice Department of the state to cast their vote on May 19,” she added. The voters who are above 100 years of age will be offered queue less voting facility on reaching arriving at polling booths. “When they will reach to polling booth, they will offered and can avail queue less voting facility”, Neha said, adding that the Booth Level Officer (BLO) will issue centenarians a pass for the queue less voting. The district administration has also decided to honour elderly voters. “After exercising their franchise, these honourable voters will be facilitated by an appreciation letters by the district administration,” she added.