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Photography campaign launched in districts
Correspondent TUENSANG, JUNE 1 (NPN):
Published on 2 Jun. 2011 1:16 AM IST
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Electoral Photo Identity Card (EPIC) and Photo Electoral Roll (PER) for Tuensang district was officially launched on Wednesday at Tuensang by Kejong Chang, MLA and Advisor, VG Organization, DBs and GBs Affair, Nagaland.
Speaking at the launching programme, Kejong gave a brief history of Naga’s approach towards election and requested all officers to give their best so as to enable the people to assert their rights.
Later, a photograph of the MLA was taken to mark the official launching of the EPIC and PER in Tuensang district.
The launching programme was attended by administrative officers and other officers from various departments under Tuensang district.
The launching programme was chaired by Roland Merry, AEO Tuensang. SDO(C) HQ, Thsuvisie Phoji also spoke at the programme.
The programme concluded with a brief presentation of the concept of EPIC and PER by the AEO Tuensang.
Longleng: Photography Campaign for EPIC/PER in Longleng district was launched by Y.B. Angam, Honorary Secretary IRCS Longleng in the presence of the deputy commissioner Longleng in the conference hall of the DC Longleng on June 1.
Peren: Peren district kick-started EPIC 1st phase along with the rest of the state on June 1 with a photograph of Hd. GB of Peren Town Paurang Rangkau of 7th Peren A/C P/S- 1 in the presence of Sentiwapang SDO (C), Imsongmeren SDO (C) & AEO, Mhalo EAC & Supervisor.
MOKOKCHUNG: First phase of photography for Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC) and Photo Electoral Roll (PER) was launched in Mokokchung district on June 1. Nagaland Home Minister, Imkong L. Imchen officially launched the month long photography programme at his native village Mangmetong in the presence of deputy commissioner and district election officer, Lithrongla G. Chishi and other officials from the district.
While launching the programme Imchen said EPIC programme was one of the ‘laudable’ steps ever taken up by the government of India in the country and expressed hope that the introduction of EPIC would help ‘sort out many problems comfortably’. After a brief launching programme, Imchen and his wife were photographed for EPIC and put their signature in the monitoring register for photography of Electors.

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