Ahead of the meeting elections in 4 states and a union territory, a startup agency has unveiled a cell utility with ballot statistics and information on the nation’s financial system to assist voters take fact-based selections earlier than exercising their franchise, firm officers mentioned.
The startup – Demokratika- launched the applying, BolSubol, which has financial and political details about all of the constituencies in India for over 60 years on common, they claimed.
“Except the election commission’s efforts, not much seems to be done by political parties to empower voters. Hence, the app is rolled out. It will offer a powerful microblogging tool,” Ritesh Verma, one of many administrators of the corporate, mentioned on Friday.
Most of the digital platforms associated to the sphere are social networking functions. These don’t assist voters take fact-based selections, one other director of the agency Sheshagiri Anegondi mentioned.
There is an election data recreation that customers can play, and many of the options of the app are free, the official mentioned.
“Users have to pay for some of the features of the mobile application,” he added. Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry will go to polls on April 6, whereas meeting elections in Assam shall be held in three phases beginning on March 27. The eight-phased polls in West Bengal shall be held between March 27 and April 29. Votes shall be counted on May 2.