Freedom Press Bureau
Hyderabad, Oct 2: Chief Electoral Officer Rajat Kumar said that the demonstration of EVMs and VVPATS has been organized at the Victory Playground Chaderghat here where all the representatives of various political parties, even the physically challenged and disabled persons also participated in the demonstration.
The demonstration and awareness was successfully conducted with mock polling, voting process and other processes of EVMs, VVPATs have been conducted by M. Dana Kishore, DEO and Commissioner, GHMC, along with senior officials of GHMC duly explaining the entire process which was very clear to the participants and the representatives have also satisfied the process which they have seen said the CEO.
The CEO stated to create awareness among the citizens the DEO Hyderabad has provided 19 mobile vehicles in which some of the vehicles have been provided for physically challenged and disabled persons, specially trained professionals have been deployed in the mobile vehicles who will explain about the entire process of voting, etc. to the persons.
The CEO further stated that for the first time in the state that the VVPATS are being used for ensuing elections so as to have detailed information of VVPATS, functioning etc. the demonstration has been organized and it was successfully conducted by the DEO Hyderabad for which the CEO has congratulated M Dana Kishore for the said purpose.
Later on the CEO, DEO, along with the representatives of the political parties, disabled persons, have flagged off the mobile vehicles to go around various wards for creating awareness to the citizens today at GHMC Victory Playground.
Additional Commissioners Harichandana IAS, Jayaraj Kennedy, Ziauddin Chief Engineer, Senior officials of various wings of the GHMC have participated at the demonstration.