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General Elections to the House of the People, 2019 and General Elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha & Sikkim and bye elections to 37 Assembly Constituencies of 12 States to be held simultaneously - Commission's Direction regarding transmission of postal ballot papers for service voters, electronically.
The Direction dated 20th March, 2019 issued by the Commission in terms of second proviso to sub-rule (1) of Rule 23 of the Conduct of Elections Rules, 1961, laying down the manner of transmitting postal ballot papers electronically for transmission of postal ballots for service voters at the current General Elections to the House of the People, 2019, State Legislative Assemblies of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha & Sikkim and bye elections to 37 Assembly Constituencies (as per Annexure-I) of 12 States. You are requested to forward copy of the Direction to the Returning Officers for electronic transmission of postal ballot papers to the service voters. This may also be communicated to District Election Officers and the other election authorities. The contesting candidates should also be briefed by Returning Officers IDistrict Election Officers in this regard.