17% rise in number of differently abled people on electoral rolls: Data

17% rise in number of differently abled people on electoral rolls: Data

Goa, which also went to polls on Monday is in third place, where the numbers have risen 67.2%, from 5,768 to 9,643, and Punjab, which goes to polls on February 20 is a distant fourth with an increase of 30%, from 111,197 to 144,667.Uttar Pradesh, where the second round of the seven-phase elections happened on Monday, is at the bottom of the table, with only a 12.3% rise, and the number of voters going up from 961,046 to 1,078,911 The state, however, has the highest number of differently abled voters among the five.In the last round of assembly elections, held in Assam, Kerala, West Bengal, Puducherry and Tamil Nadu, in 2021, the number of differently abled voters on the rolls increased by 51%, with Assam and Kerela, recording an increase of more 100% among the states.

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