Gariaband. 70 percent voters voted in Aamora village of Durgam Pahari, which had boycotted the assembly elections in 2018 due to Naxalite terror and lack of basic facilities. This time, 8 people included in the polling team were sent a day before by road instead of helicopter. News2News.in correspondent reached the area and said that voting started at 7 am on Friday under the shadow of security scare and heavy deployment of police personnel in the Naxalite stronghold. Voting ended by 3 pm. In the last elections, due to boycott, only 7 percent voting took place, but this time the voting has increased from 7 to 70 percent.
There was huge enthusiasm for the assembly elections in Aamora, a remote hilly village in the heavily Naxal affected area bordering Odisha. In this regard, the polling members told in the discussion that after coming out of the strong room, when they left for Aamora, everything remained normal till Dhawalpur. As soon as Dabnai left the village for Aamora, I started feeling nervous. Somehow we all reached the polling station safely in the evening, but terror remained in our hearts and minds throughout the night. All the soldiers of the police force kept guard throughout the night and provided them security.
voters arrived on foot
This time more than 570 people reached the polling station in Aamora and voted. Voters of Kukral Kamar Para Jobpara Nagar had come on foot to cast their votes at Aamora polling station. 70 percent voters have voted and used their franchise for strong democracy in the state.