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Jan 20, 2020
11:14AM

Face recognition app to be used in Telangana Municipal polls on pilot basis

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In a first in India, the Telangana State Election Commission will be using facial recognition app in a bid to counter impersonation by voters. This will be done on a pilot basis in 10 selected polling stations in Kompally Municipality of Medchal Malkajgiri district. According to an official release, a negative result, however, would not deprive the voter from exercising his franchise. Pictorial data collected during the process will also be d afterwards.

Polling for 120 municipalities and nine municipal corporations will be held on January 22nd and results declared on January 25th. Karimnagar Municipal Corporation, however, will go for polls on January 25th and results will be declared on the 27th. All stakeholders including political parties and polling staff would be sensitised on the new initiative. 

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