Aizawl: On November 28 during the Mizoram Assembly elections, A civil society at Project Veng locality in Kolasib town has claimed that they managed to avoid long queues, which causes inconvenience to voters.
The President of the Young Mizo Association (YMA) in the Local branch, Lalthlana Ngente said that the exercise called ‘ Zero-Waiting’ was a grand success due to the coordinated efforts of the voters. Mr. Ngente has further continued that the exercise was carried out at the Project Veng locality polling booth near Mizoram- Assam border. The YMA had grant permission from the election department about the programme and got a green signal.
The President of YMA also added that the group of voters was notified through public address system and they were asked to reach the polling station at least 15 minutes before their allotted polling time started, and the voters did not have to stand in queues.
No political party workers could approach them and give them money to purchase their voters and over 80 percent of the voters in the polling station exercised their franchise and the voting process was over by 3 pm said the YMA leader.
The Leader has explained that the YMA leaders divided all 966 registered voters into groups of 60 people in accordance with the enrollment in the voters lost, adding that each group was allotted half an hour as voting time.