Nearly 11,000 votes cast using postal ballots in Delhi

Nearly 11,000 votes cast using postal ballots in DelhiNearly 11,000 votes cast using postal ballots in Delhi
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Nearly 11,000 votes were cast through postal ballots in the national capital for the Lok Sabha election with three of the seven constituencies receiving nil ballots through post.

New Delhi: Nearly 11,000 votes were cast through postal ballots in the national capital for the Lok Sabha election with three of the seven constituencies receiving nil ballots through post. According to data shared by the Delhi Chief Electoral Office, a total of 10,925 votes were cast through postal ballots. The maximum postal ballots were counted in West Delhi, with 4,514 votes followed by North East Delhi at 3,429 votes.

East Delhi and New Delhi received 1,507 and 1,485 postal ballots, respectively. Chandni Chowk, North West Delhi and South Delhi did not receive any postal ballots. According to the Election Commission's norms, the facility of postal ballot, where a voter casts his or her vote using Electronically Transmitted Postal Ballot Papers (ETPB) rather than physically visiting polling booths, is available for service voters which include members of armed forces, police and government officials on poll duty and those who are posted outside India.

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