Within just three years of formation, Balrampur-Ramanujganj district of Chhattisgarh has set an example by becoming the first district of the country to issue coloured voter-ids through biometric system to all 4 lakh 62 thousand voters in the district as on January 2015. These voters used their coloured voter-ids to exercise voting rights during Panchayat elections held this year.
"Newly-formed district of state- Baloda Bazar-Bhatapara is the land of great personalities like Guru Baba Ghasidas and Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh. Even the religious centre of Kabeerpanth is situated in Damakheda area of this district. Development of this place goes on unabated with the blessings of such great people" said Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh while addressing the massive public gatherings at Baloda Bazar-Bhatapara district on third day of Vikas Yatra phase-III.