Panchkula girl with incapacity crawls as much as sales space at polling station


Tribune News Service
Panchkula, December 27

A woman with disabilities was forced to crawl up to the voting machine at a polling station in Panchkula because of lack of adequate facilities for the differently-abled, eyewitnesses said

The woman, Savitri, was seen crawling inside a polling station at Government Model Primary School in Panchkula’s Sector 17 during Sunday’s local body elections.

The specifics of this particular case are still unknown. This story will be updated when there are more details.

Panchkula was one of seven municipal bodies that were holding elections on Sunday.

The polling will end at 5.30 pm for the seats of the mayor and members of the wards of the municipal corporations of Ambala, Panchkula and Sonepat, and president and members of the municipal council of Rewari and the municipal committees of Sampla (Rohtak), Dharuhera (Rewari) and Uklana (Hisar).

Woman forced to crawl up to a polling booth at Government Model Primary School at Sector 17 in Panchkula on Sunday. Tribune photo: Ravi Kumar



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