DEO Rajouri flags-off Divyang Express for PwD voter

TNN Bureau. Updated: 3/26/2019 8:38:36 PM Top Stories

RAJOURI, MARCH 26: To ensure the maximum participation of the Persons with Disability (PWD) voters in the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections,2019 District Election Officer, Rajouri Mohammad Aijaz Asad today flagged off Divyang Express van for awareness for the PwD voters here today. Large number of voters with special abilities attended flag off function and pledge to vote.
They were also briefed about the working of EVMs and VVPATs.
He motivated the PwD voters to exercise their right of vote to strengthen the democracy and briefed that in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections VVPATs would be used with the EVMs and there is special provision of Braille script to facilitate the voters with special voters.
The awareness van will visit all the assembly constituencies and will aware the PwD voters about the various facilities being provided to facilitate the PwD voters like the provision of the ramps and Wheel chairs and transportation facilities.
DEO directed the concerned officials to take special care of physically challenged voters on the day of polling so that every type of facility is arranged for them at polling booths.
The programme was organised under the comprehensive SVEEP plan and the programme was organised by the Nodal officer SVEEP.
SSP Rajouri Yougal Manhas, EXN PDD, Munshi Khan, District Social Welfare Officer, Rajouri Mohd Naseeb, Nodal officer SVEEP, Abdul Khabir and Deputy Director Planning Bilal Mir were present on the occasion.

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