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Helpline number launched for disabled voters for Himachal byelections

Fri, 10/01/2021 - 10:34 -- geeta.nair

Shimla, September 29

The Election Department has launched a helpline number, 1950, for disabled voters for the byelections on October 30.

Visually impaired voters will vote through Braille signage on the EVM. Disabled voters and senior citizens will be provided transportation facility from home to the polling booth and back. They could seek help on the helpline number. They also have an option of postal ballot, said State Coordinator for Accessible Election Ajai Srivastava and State Nodal Officer of Election Department Neeraj Sharma today.

Visually impaired voters will be given voter slips and voter guide in braille and a braille signage has also been made available on EVMs.

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