All-Woman Booth for Each Assembly Constituency in Odisha’s Ganjam Dist

Bhubaneswar/Berhampur: Ganjam district of Odisha will be having  at least one booth in each Assembly constituency that will be managed only by women during the ensuing elections, said the officials.

Ganjam district is considered as “politically sensitive” which is home to 13 Assembly constituencies and 3,063 booths — the highest among the state’s 30 districts.

From presiding officer to first polling officials, only women will be deployed in these booths.

The all-woman booths would be called ‘pink booths’, an official said.

“We are planning to set up at least one pink booth in every Assembly constituency in the forthcoming elections in the district next month,” said Ganjam District Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange.

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