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Poll Day (9th January, 2024)

This is to inform the general public that the poll day for the 4th National Assembly General Elections, 2023-24 is on 9th January 2024. All eligible voters are hereby reminded to take note of the following:

1. Poll Day is a Public Holiday;

2. Poll Day shall be a ‘Dry Day’;

3. Restaurants and eateries can remain open. However, sale of alcohol/liquor shall be strictly prohibited;

4. All other shops shall remain closed;

5. All karaokes and night clubs shall remain closed from 6 pm of 8th January, 2024 until the closure of poll on 9th January, 2024;

6. All eligible voters shall produce original Citizenship Identity Cards (CID) that are valid or original Voter Photo Identity Cards (VPIC) as proof of identity at the polling stations;

7. Political parties, candidates, party representatives and party coordinators/supporters are prohibited from ferrying voters;

8. Carrying of weapons/arms on the poll day is strictly prohibited;

9. The polling hours shall be from 8 AM to 5 PM;

10. All citizens going on pilgrimages are urged to defer their plans until after the General Elections on 9th January 2024; and

11. Voters visiting the polling stations must be in national attire.

The ECB urges all eligible voters to participate in the 4th NA General Elections, 2023-24.

(Election Commission of Bhutan)

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