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Kanpur polling booths to be disabled-friendly


KANPUR: Around 25,000 bodily challenged electorate of Kanpur Nagar and Akbarpur parliamentary constituencies might be getting special remedy within the drawing close elections to be hung on April 29.

District election officer, Vijay Vishwas Pant, mentioned but even so making to be had wheelchairs to such electorate, preparations have also been made to fetch them from their homes. ADM (civil supplies) Basant Agarwal has been appointed nodal officer for them, he additional mentioned.


The district administration has to this point known around 7,086 bodily challenged electorate in Kanpur Nagar. Booth Level Officers (BLO) have been directed to tell such electorate about 'person with a disability' (PWD) App which has been launched via the Election Commission.

District election officer mentioned as several bodily challenged electorate could no longer be known, due to this fact, a helpline number (8931094988) has been launched at which such electorate can touch the the nodal officer for including their names within the electorate listing.


Meanwhile, divisional commissioner too has launched two assist line numbers (0512-2304304 and (0512- 2306356) for redressal of electorate issues.


District election officer Vijay Vishwas Pant, who could also be district Justice of the Peace of Kanpur Nagar, mentioned a high-quality of Rs 200 could be imposed on an individual caught smoking at a polling booth or polling centre.


Meanwhile, at a assessment assembly hung on Friday, the DM has requested basic shiksha adhikari (BSA) to factor a written certificates that all faculties, where polling booths/polling centres have been estavlsiged, have ceiling enthusiasts.




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