JIRIBAM, March 29: A training programme on how to use the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) was conducted in Town Hall under the aegis of ADC Jiribam as part of the preparations for the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections for the outer Manipur parliamentary constituency on April 9.
Many resource persons skilled in master training on how to use the EVMS trained the participants in the training programme which began at 9.30 am on Saturday. Fourty people who are going to be presiding officers in the polls and polling office 1 and 36 took part in the training. Training for presiding officers and Polling office 1 will resume this morning. In the evening, polling stations 2, 3 and polling peons will be trained. All the polling officials will be given appointment on April 1 and rehearsals will be conducted on April 2 and 3.
26,000 voters from the Jiribam assembly constituency will cast their votes in around 40 polling stations and four sector magistrates and three micro observations have been appointed.