Ahmedabad News Roundup | Efforts for voters' welfare in heat, names missing in voter list & more

Ahmedabad News Roundup | Efforts for voters' welfare in heat, names missing in voter list & more

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Comprehensive measures have been taken to ensure voters' welfare amidst the heatwave, many Amdavadis are disappointed as their names are missing from the voter list, Emirates Airlines introduces Airbus A350 operations in Ahmedabad, and more. Stay updated with this Ahmedabad News Roundup.

Ensuring voter welfare amidst heatwave, comprehensive measures undertaken

With 60.74 lakh voters expected to cast their ballots in Ahmedabad, comprehensive measures have been implemented to ensure voter welfare amidst the ongoing heatwave. ORS and health teams are in place, along with provisions for drinking water at each booth.

Staff members are to receive water jugs per station and up to three special kits containing welfare, hygiene, and medical supplies. Additionally, arrangements for hot meals during election duty and casualty treatment have been made.

Voting hurdles: Many disappointed as system errors prevent participation

As Amdavadis queue up to cast their vote, numerous individuals have faced disappointment upon discovering that their names are not on the voter’s list, preventing them from voting due to system errors.

Despite efforts by the District Election Team of Ahmedabad to update the voter list six months prior to the election, many citizens were unable to make necessary alterations such as name modifications, address updates, and constituency transfers. Consequently, their submissions did not accurately reflect in the election list, leading to their exclusion.

Emirates Airlines introduces Airbus A350 operations in Ahmedabad

Emirates Airlines has announced the expansion of its Airbus A350 operations to nine new destinations in India, including Ahmedabad. Renowned for its luxury, comfort, and cutting-edge technology, the Airbus A350 fleet promises passengers a superior travel experience.

Temperature Update: Amdavadis prepare for voting amidst sweltering 41°C heat

Citizens have commenced voting since early morning, while those yet to cast their ballots are gearing up to face the scorching heat as temperatures are expected to soar to around 41 degrees Celsius.

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted clear skies and hot weather for the city. As the day progresses, it's essential to stay hydrated and shield oneself from direct exposure to heat.

High turnout in South Bopal ward

A significant turnout marks the Lok Sabha elections as citizens in Ahmedabad's South Bopal ward line up since 6:30 am, eagerly engaging in the voting process. Special arrangements have been made to accommodate senior citizens.

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