Madhya Pradesh to focus on low women voter turnout areas, India

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Madhya Pradesh to focus on low women voter turnout areas, India

Although a good turnout of female voters has been recorded in the recent Assembly elections, the Election Commission of India wants to identify areas where the women turnout has been low and reasons for it. 

The ECI has issued instructions to states to focus on low women participation areas under the Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) plan for the forth coming Lok Sabha elections. 

“The overall voting percentage of women remained between 70-73% across the state but some pockets have been identified where the turnout was comparatively low.  Exercise has been started to increase the turnout for the Lok Sabha elections,” said Chief Electoral Officer of the state Jaideep Govind. 


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