[AI] E voting in Gujarat

Srinivasu Chakravarthula srinivasu at srinivasu.org
Tue May 18 10:15:06 EDT 2010


Hi,
Can some from Gujarat reachout to respective authorities and talk to
them about accessibility?

Am marking BPA Ahmedabad. Bhushan bhai, can you please take this up?

Will be happy to help if any.

On 5/18/10, Renuka Warriar <erenuka at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hope the v c community will not be neglected in the accessability point of
> view.
> Renuka
>
> On 5/18/10, Amar Jain <amarjain2006 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It will be indeed interesting to see that how they ensure that only people
>> from Gujrat are voating, how only one IP voats one time etc.
>> I guess the way is to type your voater id card no., which will prevent all
>> unauthorized voating.
>> Lets wait and lets hope to hear from our Gujrat members about their
>> voating
>> experience once it gets established.
>> Regards
>> --------------------------------------------------
>> From: "Asudani, Rajesh" <rajeshasudani at rbi.org.in>
>> Sent: Tuesday, May 18, 2010 11:36 AM
>> To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
>> Subject: [AI] E voting in Gujarat
>>
>>> Times of India:
>>>
>>> AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat government and state election commission have
>>> decided to introduce e-voting in the next local body elections becoming
>>> the first state in the country to enable citizens to cast their franchise
>>> online.
>>>
>>> "This will be for the first time in the country that in any official
>>> election the method of online voting via internet will be used, beginning
>>> with Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation polls scheduled in mid-October
>>> followed by Rajkot, Vadodara, Surat, Bhavnagar and Jamnagar local body
>>> elections," sec secretary, P H Shah said.
>>>
>>> "A task force has been formed to cover all the aspects of e-voting headed
>>> by state election commissioner K C Kapoor," Shah said.
>>>
>>> Also, Gujarat's urban development department has issued a draft
>>> notification asking for objections and suggestions on the issue last
>>> week,
>>>
>>> he said.
>>>
>>> "The purpose for introduction of online voting is to make affluent class
>>> people vote, who generally avoid going to polling booths and standing in
>>> long queues to vote. Besides, youths will be attracted to vote in this
>>> manner," he said.
>>>
>>> "We are planning to rope in top IT firms of the country to give
>>> end-to-end
>>>
>>> services as it involves finer aspects like secrecy of vote, authenticity
>>> of the voter and ensuring that no bogus voting takes place," Shah said.
>>>
>>> Regards
>>>
>>> "Perhaps our role on this planet is not to worship God-- but to create
>>> Him."
>>>
>>>                                        --Arthur C. Clarke
>>>
>>> (Rajesh Asudani)
>>>
>>> Assistant General Manager,
>>> Reserve Bank of India
>>> Nagpur
>>> 09420397185
>>> O: 0712 2806676
>>> Res: 0712 2591349
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> ________________________________
>>> Notice: This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and
>>> intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are
>>> addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, any dissemination, use,
>>> review, distribution, printing or copying of the information contained in
>>> this e-mail message and/or attachments to it are strictly prohibited. If
>>> you have received this email by error, please notify us by return e-mail
>>> or telephone and immediately and permanently delete the message and any
>>> attachments. The recipient should check this email and any attachments
>>> for
>>>
>>> the presence of viruses. The Bank accepts no liability for any damage
>>> caused by any virus transmitted by this email.
>>>
>>>
>>> To unsubscribe send a message to accessindia-request at accessindia.org.in
>>> with the subject unsubscribe.
>>>
>>> To change your subscription to digest mode or make any other changes,
>>> please visit the list home page at
>>>
>>> http://accessindia.org.in/mailman/listinfo/accessindia_accessindia.org.in
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> To unsubscribe send a message to accessindia-request at accessindia.org.in
>> with
>> the subject unsubscribe.
>>
>> To change your subscription to digest mode or make any other changes,
>> please
>> visit the list home page at
>>
>> http://accessindia.org.in/mailman/listinfo/accessindia_accessindia.org.in
>>
>
>
>
> To unsubscribe send a message to accessindia-request at accessindia.org.in with
> the subject unsubscribe.
>
> To change your subscription to digest mode or make any other changes, please
> visit the list home page at
>   http://accessindia.org.in/mailman/listinfo/accessindia_accessindia.org.in
>

-- 
Sent from my mobile device

Best regards,

Srinivasu Chakravarthula
Mobile: +91 990 081 0881
Website: http://www.srinivasu.org
Follow me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/sriniworld/




More information about the AccessIndia mailing list