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Mar 25, 2019
8:15AM

EC comes up with PWD app for over two lakhs Divyang voters in Maharashtra

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In Maharashtra, Election Commission has come up with a mobile application called 'PWD' for making voting easier and implement the poll body's slogan of Accessible Elections for over two lakhs Divyang voters across the state.

The app would facilitate Divyang voters special facilities including wheelchairs, ramps and transport from home at polling booths during the Lok Sabha elections.

The largest group --37,324 -- among Divyang voters across Maharashtra are those suffering from visual impairment, while 18,022 voters suffer from handicaps of limbs such as not being able to walk.

Maharashtra will witness voting in four phases, starting from April 11.

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