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California primary to have voter page in Hindi

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Rediff News

With the goal of inspiring and preparing every eligible citizen to vote, the American state of California has for the first time ever provided a new voter page that carried ballot information in Hindi for the June 5 primary election.

"Due to the shift in Census 2010 numbers, we were excited to see Thai, Khmer and Hindi added to language requirements in Los Angeles county this year," Tanzila Ahmed at the Asian Pacific American Legal Centre told on Tuesday.

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