8 innovative ways WhatsApp is being used in India

 #3 Ensuring peaceful elections in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir

In the recent Jammu and Kashmir elections, which saw the highest voter turnout in the last 25 years, authorities used WhatsApp groups to share minute-by-minute information with police control rooms.

Core groups on WhatsApp were setup to monitor the elections. By doing this, they could avoid using radio communication channels, which had the possibility of being intercepted.



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