No queue, wheel chairs, braille ballots for disabled voters


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Disabled voters are getting special attention at polling booths in the Assembly elections as they don’t have to stand in queues and can avail of aids like wheelchairs and braille EVMs.

“We have a policy for them that all those voters who are differently-abled can give their vote on their own. They are being given priority treatment and there is no queue for them. Standing instructions have been issued to all polling officers that there should be no waiting time for them,” Amitjyoti Bhattacharya, Deputy Chief Electoral officer, said.

Source : http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/no-queue-wheel-chairs-braille-ballots-for-disabled-voters-116041900440_1.html

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