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Over 5000 voters between 100 and 119 years in Punjab: CEO

Over 5000 voters between 100 and 119 years in Punjab: CEO

Chandigarh, Mar 21 (UNI) Punjab's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Sibin C, on Thursday said the state has 5004 voters who are aged between 100 and 119 years, while 205 electors are over 120 years old.
He said following the Election Commission of India's (ECI) directives, voters aged 85 years and above have been granted the convenience of casting their votes from the comfort of their homes.
Breaking down the numbers, Sibin highlighted that the state has 1,917 male and 2,928 female voters falling in the age group of 100 to 109 years. Furthermore, there are 59 male and 100 female voters aged between110 and 119 years.
In the 120 plus age group, there are 122 males and 83 females.
Notably, Ludhiana district hosts the highest number of elderly voters, with 77 men and 34 women being above the age of 120, followed by Ferozepur district with 24 men and 25 women, he added.
The CEO reported that as on March 1, 2024, Punjab has 4,89,631 voters aged 18-19, including 16 transgender voters. In this age bracket,, 2,93,100 are male and 1,96,515 are female.
In total, Punjab has 2,12,71,246 voters, comprising 1,11,92,959 male voters and 1,00,77,543 female voters. UNI GS SSP

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