EC gears up for UP Assembly polls

Gearing up for next year’s Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, the Election Commission (EC) launched a special van to spread awareness among voters in Lucknow on Thursday.

The Chief Election Commissioner, SY Quraishi flagged off the van in the presence of senior EC officials in Lucknow.

Initiated by the Election Commission, the well-equipped van would be touring the state in the run up to the 2012 assembly polls and help resolve the complaints of the voters.

Besides the van, EC officials also unveiled an election call center, aimed at helping voters use their political franchise wisely to strengthen the nation’s vibrant democratic principles.

According to reports, the EC team would also be meeting top state officials and representatives of recognised political parties in the state during their visit.

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