Muzaffarnagar: Seven gang-rape victims of Muzaffarnagar riots will exercise their right to franchise in the upcoming polls here, officials said.
The victims who were displaced from their homes during last year`s communal violence, have been enrolled as voters from Joga Kheri village in the district, they said.
Besides, nearly 250 riot-hit victims will also cast their vote from the village, where they were rehabilitated. The seven victims are living with their families.
To ensure peaceful voting, women para military personnel and local police force have been deployed in riot affected villages of Phugana, Bhora Kala Bahawdi, Mohammadpur, Raisingh and Kharad.