Postal ballot facility for election duty workers

ST CORRESPONDENT
Monday, 4 March 2019

The Collector said that service voters can cast their votes through Electronically Transmitted Postal Ballot System (ETPBS). He said that the addition to voters list will continue and will stop ten days ahead of nomination day. “The final list will also be published on the nomination day. Similarly, once the election dates are declared, we cannot delete names from voters list but additions can be done, provided the applicant has applied for it in advance,” added Ram.

Pune: To ensure the voting rights of 54,000 election duty workers, the administration will help these persons in filling Form 12, which will enable those on election duty to cast their votes through postal ballot.

Speaking about the arrangement, District Collector Naval Kishore Ram said that a nodal officer has been appointed to manage the voting process of these people who will be helping the administration on the election day. “It is important that these 54,000 people are able to cast their votes. As these people will be working at different locations on election day, they will be given an election duty certificate, which will help them to cast their votes through postal ballot. Similarly, these people will have to fill Form 12,” added Ram.

The Collector said that service voters can cast their votes through Electronically Transmitted Postal Ballot System (ETPBS). He said that the addition to voters list will continue and will stop ten days ahead of nomination day. “The final list will also be published on the nomination day. Similarly, once the election dates are declared, we cannot delete names from voters list but additions can be done, provided the applicant has applied for it in advance,” added Ram.

Vote, your right

  • More than 8,000 voters were added in the the offline voter registration drive on Saturday and Sunday, which included addition and deletion of names of people and also change in constituency and correction in names. 
  • Voter Helpline number for getting authentic information pertaining to their voter registration: 1950
  • Mobile application for complaining to election commission: CVigil.
  • Voters in Pune: 73.63 lakh

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