Students help election commission

College students from BMS Institute and St. Joseph’s work towards conducting a peaceful election in Shantinagar. This is being done under the supervision of Mirza Mohammed Ismail, central division warden in Karnataka Civil Corp. Around 500 students have participated in the program and they go about different polling booths to check if the elections are […]

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Party workers canvassing despite ban

Party workers campaigning at Mahalaxmi Layout, Bangalore North, are persuading voters to vote for their candidates. One party worker asked our reporters to press the second button on the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM), after assuming that they were citizens going in to cast their vote. In a flagrant violation of the Election Commission’s directive, canvassing […]

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People turnout in droves to vote

Long queues and lack of facilities at polling booths have not affected first time voters from casting their vote, despite Election Commission’s recent decision to provide special facilities for differently-abled voters at polling booths. At polling station 323 located in the Mount Carmel English School, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, people had to do with mediocre amenities, […]

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Volunteers lend an empathic hand

Disabled people are being helped by volunteers of different NGOs across polling booths in the city. The volunteers are helping the disabled by providing them with wheel chairs and assisting them in casting their vote. They are also being provided with auto transport till the main road. Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) is […]

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