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India Today - - GAME-CHANGERS - By Jayant Sri­ram

cluded anal­y­sis on the in­creas­ing as­sets of our politi­cians and an anal­y­sis of the ex­penses in­curred dur­ing elec­tions by can­di­dates in or­der to pro­vide a holis­tic pic­ture to the vot­ers,” says Bair­wal.

In 2012, the as­so­ci­a­tion launched the Myneta SMS ser­vice and An­droid Mo­bile app, which has cur­rently been down­loaded by more than 1,000 users. Its Elec­tion Watch Re­porter app was launched dur­ing the re­cent Kar­nataka Assem­bly polls. Vikas Raghu­van­shi, a se­nior soft­ware an­a­lyst at ADR, says the app had more than 500 down­loads and at least 12 gen­uine com­plaints of poll code vi­o­la­tion were re­ceived and broad­cast on their web­site. “We also run an SMS cam­paign about the per­cent­age of can­di­dates with crim­i­nal back­grounds or the per­cent­age of crorepatis con­test­ing,” he says.

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