In an innovative move by EC today issued a certificate of appreciation to first voter of the day in Chitrakoot district of Madhya Pradesh. Bypolls for assembly elections are undergoing in the state.
Election commission of india initiated a novel way to encourage the voters to exercise their franchise enthusiastically, they issued a certificate of appreciation to first voter in Manikpur polling booth in Chitrakoot district of Madhya Pradesh.
Uma shankar was the first voter in the morning, soon after casting his vote he was called by election commission officials for handing over the Appreciation certificate, shankar was pleasantly surprised to receive the certificate from the officials. He said, though the campaign was focused on Kashmir and removal of article 370 in the valley, but he preferred to cast his vote on local issues pertaining to Rural development and water woes.
In Madhya Pradesh the bypolls are going on for Jhabua assembly seat after GS Damor resigned from MLA seat because he won Ratlam Lok Sabha seat, Congress has fielded Kantilal Bhuria, while BJP fielded bhanu Bhuria for the bypolls. The main contest is between Congress and BJP.