A candidate or their agents cannot cannot ply voters to the polling station i.e. provide conveyance to voters to or from a polling station on voting day.
This punishment for doing this is a fine of up to Rs. 500. 1
For example, a party or a candidate cannot hire a bus and give rides to voters on the voting day.
However, if you are a person with a disability you can register yourself on the PWD App2 (Android) and the election authorities can provide you transport to and from the polling station on that day.0
- Section 123 (5),Representation of the People Act, 1951.
- PWD App, Google Play, available at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=pwd.eci.com.pwdapp&hl=en_IN&gl=US