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ECI Name J&K's Para-archer and Arjuna Awardee Sheetal Devi as PwD National Icon


ECI Name J&K's Para-archer and Arjuna Awardee Sheetal Devi as PwD National Icon
S. Sidartha Paramedical Training Institute, Sunjwan, Jammu

 NEW DELHI, Mar 17: The Election Commission of India in association with the Board of Control for Cricket in India organized an Exhibition Cricket Match between the Indian Deaf Cricket Association Team and the Delhi & District Cricket Association team to foster voter education and inclusivity.

On the occasion, Ms. Sheetal Devi, a distinguished Para-archer, and Arjuna Awardee, was announced as the National Icon in the PwD category.

The event was graced by Chief Election Commissioner Shri Rajiv Kumar and Election Commissioners Shri Gyanesh Kumar and Shri Sukhbir Singh Sandhu who felicitated the winning team.

The DDCA team won by 69 runs in a match where the message of inclusivity and togetherness was the ultimate victor. 

The Commission launched a dedicated Voter’s Guide for PwDs and Senior Citizen Electors. The comprehensive booklet outlines essential provisions available to PwDs and senior citizens, including infrastructural, informative, and procedural details at polling stations, as well as the applicability and procedure for Postal Ballots, facilitating a smooth and pleasurable voting experience. 

 

 


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