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Voters impressed by the spirit of Divyang Matdaan Dal

Friday - December 7, 2018 1:39 am , Category : MADHYA PRADESH
Bhopal: The spirit and passion of Divyang Matdaan Dal at Gajraraja School Polling Booth No. 75 of Gwalior have impressed voters in Vidhan Sabha Election-2018. Voters have appreciated all the officers of the Divyang Matdaan Dal and said that they did not find that the handicapped officers of the Voting team were not at all weak at any level.

As an initiative, the Divyang Matdaan Dal was also formed in Gwalior for Vidhan Sabha Election and as a part of the team, Rajbahadur Singh, Munnilala Chourasia, Paras Jain and Omprakash Sharma were shouldering the responsibility of the Presiding Officer, Election Officer No.1, Election Officer No.2, Election Officer No. 3 respectively. The Matdaan Dal executed the work very well and voters casted their votes at polling booth no. 75 of Vidhan Sabha Assembly Constituency -17, Gwalior, South in a better manner. Sixty nine percent votes registered at the polling booth, which has become 10 percent more than the average voting of 59.82 percent.

The Presiding Officer Singh has informed that several officers were trying and making efforts that they should not be engaged in election duty when the lists of the officers-employees were being called from the government offices for election duty but he came forward and gave his consent for the election duty as per his own will and became Presiding Officer of the team. The Election Commission of India has successfully implemented the decision in Gwalior by making Saksham Booth (Centre operated by Divyang Matdaan Dal) this time. As many as 18 Saksham booths were made in all the 6 assembly constituencies of Gwalior district for 15 thousand 159 voters.

Disabled legs could not become obstacle in casting vote
At the initiative of the Election Commission, a facility of wheel chair was also provided to the voters at the polling booth. The voter Kamal Uchcharia of Gwalior district narrates that despite having disabled legs, he could not face any difficulty in casting vote. He dialed the help line number and the facility was given to him in casting vote at the Government School of Excellence, Murar of Gwalior. Immediately after this, the Joint Director, Social Justice visited him with a wheel chair and took Uchcharia to the polling booth, where he exercised his right to vote.

There were total 7,355 handicapped voters in Gwalior district including 71 visually impaired voters. Voter slip in Braille language were provided to them and 60 vehicles were also used to transport handicapped voters from their homes to the polling booths and back.

(Election Success Story)

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