ANI Photo | Haryana Chief Electoral Officer sending invitations to voters to cast vote in Lok Sabha polls

The Chief Electoral Officer of Haryana Anurag Aggarwal has taken a unique initiative of sending invitation letters to voters urging them to cast their vote to ensure maximum voting in the state which is going to polls in the sixth phase on May 25, authorities said on Thursday.
They said that the booth-level officer will welcome voters to take the voter turnout to 75 per cent in the state.
In a post in hindi on social media platform X, Directorate of Information and Public Relations, Haryana said, “To ensure maximum voting in Haryana in the Lok Sabha General Elections- 2024, a unique initiative has been taken by the Chief Electoral Officer of Haryana, Mr. Anurag Aggarwal, under which invitation cards will be sent to the voters like a wedding to call them to vote this time”.
“Like a wedding ceremony, booth-level officers will welcome voters. This time the target is to take the voting percentage to 75 percent in Haryana. Voting is to be held on May 25 under the sixth phase in the state and the notification for the elections will be issued on April 29,” DPR Haryana added in its post.
In Haryana, voting for all 10 parliamentary seats will be held in a single phase, scheduled for the sixth phase on May 25.
In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in the state, the BJP swept the state, capturing all 10 seats. In the 2014 elections, the BJP won 7 seats, while the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) won 2 seats and the Congress secured only one seat.
The first phase of polling for the 18th Lok Sabha elections was held on Friday. The polling was held in 108 parliamentary constituencies spread over 21 states and Union Territories.
The next round of voting will be held on April 26. The counting of votes and results will be declared on June 4

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