Administrator and Returning Officer of Kohima Municipal Council, T Lanusenla Longkumer, today stated that the council anticipates potentially intensive situations in some areas for the upcoming ULB election in Kohima.

She addressed the monthly District Planning and Development Board meeting in Kohima, informing attendees that the ULB Election is set to involve 107 polling stations across 19 wards with over fifty thousand voters. She highlighted that Ballot Boxes will be used instead of EVMs and emphasized the importance of training and awareness on Ballot Box voting.

Longkumer also announced that under the Village Adoption Committees, 10 Northern Angami I was awarded the best-performing VAC, and 11 Northern Angami II secured second place out of six VACs in Kohima.

Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner and DPDB Vice Chairman, Kumar Ramnikant, while chairing the meeting, expressed gratitude to all members for their cooperation during the Lok Sabha elections and urged continued support for the upcoming counting day and Urban Local Body (ULB) elections. He reminded attendees that the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) remains in effect until the completion of ULB elections, emphasizing efforts to ensure peaceful, impartial, free, and fair elections.

During the program, HSLC Topper Khushi Gupta was felicitated for achieving the highest marks among Government High Schools in both Kohima District and the state, securing 93%. She received a cash prize and a certificate.

Mokokchung Times

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