Special Correspondent

TIRUCHI: Collector T. Soundiah has instructed officials to construct ramps in all polling stations which do not have the facility, in the district. Ramps were to be provided as per the Election Commission directive to enable easy access to physically disabled persons and senior citizens to the polling booths.

He inspected 61 polling stations in Tiruchi East and Tiruchi West Assembly segments on Monday and instructed officials to ensure that all basic amenities such as drinking water, lighting and toilets were provided in the polling stations. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) S. Rajendran and Revenue Divisional Officer V. Mallika accompanied him.