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District administration to hold special awareness camp for PWD voters on March 25

Punjab Tribune Bureau | March 25, 2019 07:02 PM

ADC reviews arrangements for the upcoming event

 

 JALANDHAR: Additional Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Jasbir Singh today said that in order to encourage the Persons With Disabilities (PWD) voters to participate in the ensuing general elections, the Jalandhar administration would hold a district level function on March 27.

Presiding over a meeting to review the arrangements for the upcoming event, the Additional Deputy Commissioner said that PWD voters were an inseparable part of the electoral process and they need to be encouraged for participating in the upcoming polls. He said that the district administration would ensure the presence of a large number of PWD voters in the function, being organized at St. Soldier Law College, so that they could be apprised of the initiatives taken by the election Commission to ensure that they were able to exercise their franchise judiciously. Jasbir Singh said that the district administration would not leave any stone unturned for making this event a huge success.

The Additional Deputy Commissioner said asked the various departments like Education, Social Security, Health, Banks and others to make necessary arrangements for the event. He said that there were around 7000 PWD voters in the district and every effort would be made to ensure that they participate in electoral process wholeheartedly. Jasbir Singh further said that the district administration was committed to ensure that PWD voters were able to cast their votes in a hassle free manner.    

On the occasion District Social Security Officer Varinder Singh, Director St. Soldier Group Dr. Manhar Arora and others were also present. 

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