Micro Observers urged to discharge their duties with utmost sincerity

Port Blair, April 8: As part of the General Elections-2024, training for Micro Observers (MOs) appointed for the Election in ANIPC was held in the conference hall of DBRAIT here today. The General Observer, ANIPC, Shri B.N Singh IAS, graced the occasion.

Addressing the trainees (MOs), the General Observer, ANIPC stated that Micro Observers have a very crucial role to play in the conduct of an independent, free and fair election. He urged them to discharge their duties with utmost sincerity and responsibility for a transparent General Election-2024 in A&N Islands Parliamentary Constituency.

Initiating the training, Shri Som Naidu, DANICS Retd. through a power point presentation highlighted the role and functions of Micro Observers and informed to observe the overall election process of the polling booths assigned to them. He said that MO will monitor the poll at the Polling Station and have to be present at the time of the Mock Poll at 5.30 am on the Poll Day i.e. April, 19, 2024.

Dr. A Abraham and Shri Suresh Kumar gave a demo on EVM and VVPAT and covered topics such as conduct of Mock Poll, sealing of EVM, ASD voters, filling of Form 17 A, dealing with challenged vote and replacing non-functional EVM &VVPAT machines, if any, on the Poll Day by immediately contacting the Sector Officers.