Mahisagar: The demonstration of EVM and VVPAT machines was organised for Divyangs in Lunawada in Mahisagar district for Gujarat assembly elections 2017.
There are 385 Divyang voters in Balasinor, 594 in Lunavada, and 292 in Santrampur, in total 1273 Divyang voters in Mahisagar district. Whereas under voting awareness campaign, 139 Divyang voters have been registered.
District election commission has arranged wheel chairs for booths for 56 Divyang at 36 polling booths in the district. They are running a special awareness campaign Divyang voters in association with Blind Welfare Council and Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, so that Divyangs can vote. The teachers of Blind Welfare Council and Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan contacted Divyangs for the special training, guidance and counselling about voting awareness through pamphlets.