Postal ballot collection begins in Chennai

As many as 4,175 elderly persons besides 363 differently-abled have opted to exercise their franchise through postal ballots.

BySouth First Desk

Published Apr 10, 2024 | 8:30 AMUpdatedApr 10, 2024 | 8:30 AM

Postal ballots. (iStock)

The process of collecting postal ballots from the elderly and differently-abled at their doorstep has commenced in Chennai, setting in motion the polling exercise for the 19 April Lok Sabha elections. Polling officials and staff, accompanied by armed police personnel, received the postal votes. A total of 4,175 elderly persons and 363 differently-abled have opted for postal ballots in 16 Assembly segments in Chennai.

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