Now, e-Postal Ballot System for armed forces voters

| Updated: Oct 25, 2016 19:41 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct.25 (ANI): The government has issued a notification, amending Rule 23 of the Conduct of Elections Rules, 1961, enabling service voters, including armed forces personnel, to cast their vote in elections through e-postal ballot. Under this system, a blank postal ballot paper would be transmitted to them electronically. This would cut short the delay experienced in the present system in two-way transmission of ballot paper by the postal services. The armed forces personnel serving in remote and border areas would be greatly benefitted since the present system of two-way transmission of ballot paper by the postal services has not been able to meet the expectations of the service voters. (ANI)
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