BMC Election: Here's what Mumbaikars expect from the civic body

Feb 21, 2017, 10:10 IST | Team mid-day

Survey discovers that Mumbaikars want next BMC leadership to focus on encroachment removal, better roads for the city. 227 municipal wards, 2275 candidates are in the fray in today's BMC election

Graphic/Ravi Jadhav, Survey/Localcircles

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Polling centers

illegal arms have been seized across the state, out of which 188 arms were seized in 10 municipal corporations. Liquor amounting to Rs 4 crore has been seized

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Voting time 7.30am to 5.30pm

> Carry an ample amount of water, especially if you are stepping out to vote later in the morning or afternoon.
> Ensure you have quick refreshments such as chocolates or something sweet handy.
> Take the necessary documents – voting card and Aadhaar card.
> Wear caps and sunglasses to protect yourself from the heat while waiting in the queue.
> Ensure you are aware about your polling station before you step out.

> Don't panic if your name isn't there in the list at the polling booth. You can always refer to apps and government websites to gain clarity.
> There are often parking issues at polling booths. Use public transport or walk, in case the booth is closer to your residence.

Photos: BMC election duty staff gears up for the big day in Mumbai

Useful websites and apps
To search your polling station with your name, you may visit www.localbodyvoterlist. Even 'TrueVoter' and can of help to find the location of your polling station. You can also download and use 'Election Watch Reporter' or 'Citizens on Patrol' apps for assistance.

Helpline Number
Citizens with queries regarding the polls can call on 9029901901.

Special Services
Uber, the cab service has agreed to help its consumers that use its app. They have issued 'Voting2017' as the promotional code for the same.

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