Kupwara: 79% employee voters exercise their right through postal ballot

Kupwara: Postal ballot voting for government employees of Kupwara district ended smoothly on Friday,  reflecting the efficient conduct of the electoral process, with officials of essential service departments, seamlessly exercising their voting rights at the Postal Voting Centre established at DC Office Complex Kupwara.

As many as, 79% employees of essential services departments in frontier Kupwara district  casted their votes at Voter Facilitation Center (VFC), where several booths were established for the convenience of the voters.

A total of 2887 postal ballots were polled from all the six assembly segments of the district in three day long postal ballot voting which began on May 15 and concluded today on Friday.

Pertinently, on May 15, 563 Postal Ballots were cast, on May 16 , 1250 postal ballots were polled and similarly on final day today on  May 17, 1074 postal ballots were casted, totalling 2887 postal ballots who casted their votes out of 3667, who had  opted for the postal ballot voting.

District Election authorities had made all necessary arrangements for employee voters who applied for postal ballots through Form-12.

The employees of different essential services departments during the 3 -day long polling process enthusiastically waited for their turn to cast their votes.

The postal ballot initiative provided a convenient and accessible avenue for employees who are associated with essential services. It has emerged as a beacon of accessibility, allowing employees to fulfill their civic duty without the constraints of physical presence at polling stations.



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