The many firsts in Himachal Pradesh elections: VVPAT, disabled people and women to man 141 booths

The upcoming November 9 assembly elections will mark many ‘firsts’ for Himachal Pradesh. Besides the use of voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) at 7,521 polling stations, the state will see differently abled people and women manning five and 136 booths respectively for the first time.
Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Pushpendra Rajput said on Tuesday the Election Commission had already announced about two polling stations in each constituency (total 68) being manned by women.

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