Leh: Election training was imparted to the Micro Observers (MO) of Leh district for the forthcoming Lok Sabha Parliamentary election at SSK, Leh today in the presence of District Election Officer (DEO), Leh Avny Lavasa.
Deputy DEO, Abdul Gaffar Zargar was also present during the training program.
Addressing the trainers, the DEO said that the function of Micro Observers is to observe and report on the polling day under the supervision of General Observer. She stressed on the common objective of ensuring a free and fair election and urged the MOs to by performing their election duty with responsibility and high spirits.
The DEO informed that the MOs are categorized as per the sensitivity of the polling area. She said that MOs are the only mechanism involving human element to keep a check on the polling procedure during elections.
A power point presentation was given by Nodal Officers for Manpower and Training during the training. They explained in detail the functioning of VVPAT/EVM through a practical demonstration and briefed the MOs of their duty and polling procedure in accordance with the guidelines of ECI.