TODAY -

Follow The Code And Go To Vote

Lunminthang Haokip *



1. The stakes are high as five States go to poll;
It rakes up sighs as the staves tow and roll.
The new norms for all stake-holders are set;
Hues of forms are checked to right voter get.
Staff are trained to be just and crush lapses;
Chaff are fanned out to gain trust of masses.

We duck 'odds' and play fouls electoral;
The Conduct Code prods us to be neutral.
The hater's remark will secure a dent;
The voter must be lured by pure intent.
Ill-deals to misuse power is bad manner;
Abuse of the media will invite scanner.

2. High-tech is poised to prop voting system;
Wired tech will voice sobs in polling mayhem.
If any fear deserves timely mention,
All have micro-observers' attention.
Teams on duty will see polls are stable;
Deemed able to vote will be the Disable.

3. To lure votes on lines caste and creed is foul;
The cure lies in campaign chaste to greed maul.
Desire that'll yield is to lift up each one;
Level playing field is laid for every one.
Men who follow process will in joy nod
When we follow the Code and go to vote.






* Poem written by Lunminthang Haokip for e-pao.net
The writer is DC/DEO, CCPur and can be contacted at ltphai1972(AT)gmail(DOT)com
This poem was webcasted on January 09 2017.


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