IMPHAL, July 11: The Chief Electoral Officer, (CEO) Manipur has today formally launched an official Facebook account of the election department of Manipur entitled “Ceo Manipur.”
The account was formally opened by state CEO P.C Lawmkunga, at his office chamber at old secretariat Imphal.
The official of the concerned election office stated that the objective of the opening of account is to reach out to young voters in the state and to get their enthusiastic participation in the coming election and at the same time endeavour towards ‘systematic voters’ education and electoral participation (SVEEP).
The account will be used as an interactive forum with young voters and youths active users and educate them on election processes, it informed adding using this forum the office of the CEO will put easy to learn materials on enrolment in photo electoral rolls under their revisions, electors’ photo identity card (EPIC) programme, use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) and importance of participation in elections.
The official sources further informed that the gist of directions and instructions received from election commission of India and subsequent steps taken up by the office will be flashed out besides giving clarification and answers to queries relating to elections.