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Odisha Elections 2024: Over 90,000 Voters Used Postal Ballots To Vote Till 3rd Round Of Polling

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OB Bureau

Bhubaneswar: More than 90,000 voters used postal ballots to cast their votes in the simultaneous elections in Odisha till third round of polling.

The office of chief electoral officer (CEO), in a release on Sunday, said differently abled persons, senior citizens, people engaged in emergency services and government employees deputed on election duties are eligible to use postal ballots to exercise franchise.

Till the end of third round of elections to Lok Sabha and Assembly in the state, around 94,000 postal ballots have been used by the eligible persons to cast their votes, the CEO said.

Several elderly persons of 85 years and above also availed the facility of home voting, introduced in the state for the first time in this election, to exercise their franchise. Besides, some voters cast their votes with the help of PVC and PBFC, the CEO added.

OB Bureau

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