‘EC one of the finest institutions, almost place of pilgrimage,’ says Sunil Arora
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora, who is ready to demit workplace on April 13, mentioned on Monday the Election Commission was amongst the finest establishments in the nation and “almost like a place of pilgrimage”.
Mr. Arora was addressing day one of the EC’s two-day worldwide digital election guests programme for election officers from different nations. The programme consists of digital visits to 5 polling stations — one every in Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and West Bengal — throughout polling on Tuesday for 110 delegates from 26 nations.
Mr. Arora mentioned he at all times had nice respect for the Commission as a mean voter.
“But over the years, having worked here for so many years and having been associated with so many State elections, including the Lok Sabha elections of 2019, I can say this is one of the finest institutions in the country, very intact, very robust, very transparent…And, it’s almost like a place of pilgrimage,” he mentioned, whereas acknowledging the contribution of ballot officers.