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DEO Bla visits Gulmarg AC to ensure AMFs at all polling stations

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BARAMULLA: Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections in 1-Baramulla Parliamentary Constituency, the District Election Officer (DEO) of Baramulla, Minga Sherpa accompanied by Syed Altaf Mosavi, the ARO, 11-Gulmarg Assembly Segment, today undertook a comprehensive inspection of various polling stations of Sub-division Gulmarg to ensure the availability of Assured Minimum Facilities (AMFs).

The DEO inspected multiple polling stations, conducting a comprehensive assessment of crucial aspects such as ramp availability, sanitation facilities, provision of drinking water, and electricity supply which come under the purview of Assured Minimum Facilities (AMFs) mandated by the ECI guidelines.

Speaking during the visit, the DEO underscored that the district administration has meticulously arranged all necessary facilities to ensure a smooth and hassle-free experience for both poll parties and voters during the Lok Sabha Elections.

He elaborated that special arrangements at polling stations have been implemented for voters with disabilities, including the installation of ramps at all 905 polling stations across the district.

Minga Sherpa emphasized that wheelchair facilities will be provided at all polling stations mapped for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), adding that the PWDs can proactively access this service in advance through the Saksham App, a user-friendly initiative by the ECI aimed at enhancing voter convenience.

During the visit, the DEO also conducted a thorough assessment of the arrangements at the Dispatch Center, Kunzer, which serves as the hub for dispatching poll parties and election materials to polling stations of the Assembly Segment 11-Gulmarg during the Lok Sabha Elections.

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