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Bansal launches mobile app for campaigning, women’s safety

chandigarh Updated: Apr 03, 2014 12:18 IST
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Pawan Bansal

Candidates of different parties have been using various means for campaigning such as door-to-door canvassing, holding rallies to attract voters, but Congress candidate Pawan Bansal on Wednesday launched a mobile application that would not only be used for canvassing, but also providing help to women, in some emergency situation.

The app, I’M4 Pawan Bansal, which will be available in both Android and iOS, allowing one to feed up to five mobile numbers of people those could be useful in emergency.

In case of any problem, one can simply open the app and press a button, ‘click me’. The app will send the SoS message to contacts along with the exact location of the user. The app will also inform the user about the latest wit the Congress and Bansal.

Bansal launched the app in a women’s meet organised in Sector 28.

Speaking on the occasion, he said he wanted the city to be safe for women and there should be zero tolerance for any crime against women.

Prominent theatre person from city Rani Balbir Kaur not only talked about the development that had taken place in the city, but also expressed surprise that BJP candidate Kirron Kher, an alumni of Panjab University, had chosen to be a candidate of a party that had Modi-like leader.

Other present on the occasion included Rita Jain, an associate professor at DAV College; Puneet Bedi, principal of MCM DAV College for Women; Salochana Ahuja, president of North Zone Deaf and Mute Society; Reema Diwan, principal of Delhi Public School; and Rakesh Sachdeva, principal of DAV Model School.

A short film on Bansal’s achievements was also shown on the occasion.