Postal Voting Process Commences For Padampur Bypoll

Padampur: Voting with the use of postal ballots commenced amid tight security on Thursday for the by-election to Bargarh’s Padampur Assembly constituency.

In this process, a total of 284 people have opted. The postal ballot provision is meant for senior citizens (80+ age group) and persons with disabilities (PWD) voters.

Apart from taking necessary security measures, arrangements have been made for videography to ensure the smooth completion of the postal voting process which is being held for two days till Friday.

According to officials, a total of nine teams have been formed and the staff have left for various villages to ensure voting by those who are unable to visit the polling booths to exercise their franchise.

Padampur Assembly constituency has a total of 2,57,474 voters, including 1,29,497 men, 1, 27, 965 women, and 12 members of the transgender community, besides 199 service voters.

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