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  • Electors / Voters with disabilities, reduced mobility & reduced functions:

    Electors / Voters having one among the 21 disabilities as mentioned by the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 are termed as voters with disabilities. In addition,if a person who has reduced mobility and/ormotor functionand/or physical coordination due to age, temporary ailment, pregnancy and other disease, and needs to be facilitated to get registered and to vote are termed as electors / voters with reduced mobility and physical functions. 

     

    Registration of a voter with disability / reduced mobility/functions

    Every Indian citizen with disability or reduced mobility / functions who has attained the age of 18 years on the qualifying date i.e. first day of January of the year of revision of electoral roll, unless otherwise disqualified of crime or unsound mind as declared by a competent court,is eligible to be registered as a voter in the roll of the part/polling area of theconstituency of which he/she is a resident.

     

    Process & facilitations for personswith disabilities to get registered in electoral roll:

    An eligible person with disability or reduced mobility / physical functions can get enrolled in electoral roll by filling Form 6 inclusive of information about one’s disability online at www.nvsp.in and uploading the necessary documents.

    One can also enrol at voter enrolment centres or the offices of Electoral Registration Officers / Assistant Electoral Registration Officers, which will be accessible for persons with disabilities and reduced mobility / physical functions, by filling Form 6 in two copies which are available free of cost atsuchcentres / offices and annexingcopies of the relevant documents. In case of any assistance / facilitation of communication required in filling the form, the same would be provided at both offices. The forms can also be sent by post to Electoral Registration Officer / Assistant Electoral Registration Officer.

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    Accessibility Options


    Kushal Pathak

    Accessibility Options in browsers
    Microsoft Internet Explorer for PC

     

    Open your Internet Explorer Web Browser.
    Select 'Tools' from the menu at the top of your window.
    From the options which appear, select 'Internet options...'.
    Click on the 'General' tab.
    Click on the button marked 'Accessibility'.
    To change your font size, select the checkbox marked 'Ignore font sizes specified on Web pages'.
    To remove background and font
    colours, select the checkbox marked 'Ignore colours specified on web pages'.
    Click OK (and again if necessary).
    Select 'View' from the menu at the top of your window.
    From the options which appear, select 'Text Size'.
    Select your desired text size.


    Making Text larger in Mozilla Firefox 1.5 & 2
     

    Follow these steps to increase or decrease the size of the text for the web page you are viewing:
    Open the 'View' menu with the mouse or by press 'Alt' and 'V' at the same time.
    Select the 'Text Size' option with the mouse or by pressing 'Z'.
    Increase or decrease the text size with the mouse or by using the up and down arrow keys and pressing 'Enter'.

    Alternatively you can press 'Ctrl' and '+' to increase the text size, ' Ctrl ' and ' - ' to decrease the text size. ' Ctrl ' and ' 0 ' returns you to the default 'normal' size.
    Follow these steps to set a minimum text size for all pages you visit:
    Open the ' Tools ' menu with the mouse or press ' Alt ' + ' T '.
    Click on ' Options', or press '
    O ' , to open the Options dialog box.
    Click the ' Content ' tab or use the arrow keys until it is highlighted (in blue).
    In the Fonts & Colours box click on ' Advanced ' , or press ' Alt ' + 'D' , to open the ' Fonts ' dialog box.see Fig 1 below).

     

    Figure1

     

    Click on ' Minimum font size ' box or press 'Alt '+ 'O ' . Use the up and down arrows to select a new font size and press ' Enter' - see Fig 2 below.

    Click ' OK ' button or press ' Enter '.

    Click ' OK ' button or tab to ' OK ' button and press ' Enter '.

     

    Figure2

     

    Making text larger in Internet Explorer 7

     

    For the first time in Internet Explorer a zoom feature is included which allows you to enlarge the whole browser window.to do this press ' Ctrl ' + ' + ' to increase the zoom and ' Ctrl ' + ' - ' to decrease the zoom. You can also change the text size. The way to do this does depend on how the site has been built.For many sites you only need to do the following:

    Open the ' Page ' menu with the mouse or by pressing ' Alt'+'P '.

    Select the ' Text Size ' option with the mouse or by pressing ' X '. See Fig 3.

    Choose your preferred text size by clicking on it or by using the up and down arrow keys to select it and then press ' Enter '.

     

    Figure3

     

    The text on the website should now have changed to reflect your choice.However some websites have fixed the size of their text ('hard-coded') and as a result these websites will not show the change you have just made. If you would like to use larger text on these sites follow the following steps:

     

    Click on the ' Tools ' menu with the mouse or press ' Alt '+' O '.

    Click on ' Internet Options ' option with the mouse or press ' O ' . You should now see the ' Internet Options ' box as shown in Fig 4 below.

     

    Figure4

     

    Click on the ' Accessibility ' button which is highlighted with a red circle in Fig 4 with the mouse or press ' Alt '+ ' E '.

     

    Figure5

     

    In the Accessibility box click the ' Ignore font sizes specified on web page ' checkbox to add a tick or press ' Alt '+' Z ' as shown in Fig 5.

    Click the ' OK ' button to return to the Internet Options box.

    Click on the ' OK ' button, or press ' Tab ' until ' OK ' is selected and then press ' Enter ' to return to Internet Explorer.

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Logo ELCSystematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) is a programme of multi interventions through different modes and media designed to educate citizens, electors and voters about the electoral process in order to increase their awareness and participation in the electoral processes. SVEEP is designed according to the socio-economic, cultural and demographic profile of the state as well as the history of electoral participation in previous rounds of elections and learning thereof.   

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ECIThe Election Commission of India is an autonomous constitutional authority responsible for administering election processes in India. The body administers elections to the Lok SabhaRajya Sabha, State Legislative Assemblies in India, and the offices of the President and Vice President in the country. The Election Commission operates under the authority of Constitution per Article 324, and subsequently enacted Representation of the People Act

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