Selfie point attracts voters in Sircilla

Model polling stations big draw in the district

By   |  Published: 22nd Jan 2020  8:18 pm
Collector D Krishna Bhaskar taking selfie at selfie point setup in a model polling station setup in ZHPS, Sircilla on Wednesday.

Rajanna-Sircilla: Selfie point set up at polling stations was major attraction for the voters who lined up to cast their vote in the district. In order to increase polling percentage, election officials set up model polling stations in three places in the district.

A selfie point was set up in a model polling center set up at Zilla Parishad High School (Girls), Sircilla. Collector and district election officer D Krishna Bhaskar took a selfie with other officers at self point after inaugurating the model polling station.

Electors especially youth took selfies along with their friends and family members after exercising their franchise and posted them on social media platforms.

On the other hand, voters were given warm reception at Konapalli model polling station which falls in Vemulawada municipality. Besides applying vermillion on the forehead of women voters, sweets were also distributed to them after they exercised their voting right.

Expressing happiness over the arrangements at polling stations, voters said that they felt like they were attending a function since the arrangements at the poll stations were made as such. Appreciating the election authorities for making such a wonderful arrangements, voters said that it would help increase voting percentage.

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