Currently, the elections of States like West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Assam are the current hot topics of discussion among the Indians. With some people supporting the idea of elections being held with taking preventive measures, others think that they should be disrupted because of the threat it may pose to the public’s life. Simultaneously, there are even questions about the Modi government Being a total dictatorship and A One-Man Army kind of a show.
For whatever reasons it may be, the elections are surely going to be held in India according to UN predictions. That is why we have brought you a list of a few tips and precautions that you can take to keep yourself safe when you go out to cast your vote.
4 Tips to keep you safe during the elections
1] Check your registration
This can help you save a lot of time that is spent at the voting place. Additionally, it also increases your chances of finding out all the available voting options.
2] Opt for early voting
There are some States who have allowed the early voting system for the public. On the election day, naturally, the rush around the voting booth would be high, and that could seriously put you and your family members at great risk of getting infected with the virus. That is why if you have an option of casting your vote early, then choose it at all costs.
Moreover, As a responsible citizen of the country, you should not miss out on the voting procedure because that ultimately decides the shape and future of the nation. Voting, whether early or on the election day itself, is therefore very important.
3] Check out the place at which you are supposed to vote beforehand
In this way, you can avoid the timings when most of the public would vote. Likewise, you can give your vote during the early morning to avoid people and virus contamination.
So that you know, the place where you used to vote earlier may have changed due to the new covid-19 voting guidelines.
4] Reach the voting spot carefully
After you do all the research and decide the time of voting, it is also important to take care of how you reach it.
The best thing is to try avoiding crowded places and areas that are likely to have more people.
- Firstly, avoid using public transportation like buses and auto-rickshaws where you may have to be around in close contact with people.
- Secondly, If you are using your vehicle, you can wait until the line of voters become shorter and only then get out and give your vote.
Lastly, if you have older adults or people with disabilities in contact, make sure that you vote using these preventive measures. This is because they are at a much higher risk in the current situation.