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Centre extends postal poll facility to voters above 65, Covid-19 sufferers below quarantine


NEW DELHI: The authorities has extended the postal ballotfacility to electors above 65 years of age and

Covid-19 constructive victims

who’re beneath residence or institutional quarantine.

The changes admire attain about months ahead of assembly elections in

Bihar

, that tend to occur later this 12 months.

According to a notification by the Law and Justice Ministry, the Centre after consulting the

Election Commission of India

(ECI) made tricks to additional amend the Conduction of Election Principles, 1961.

The notification acknowledged that throughout the guideline 27A, clause (aa) of the Habits of Election Principles 1961, after the phrases “or people with incapacity” occurring on the cease, the phrases, letter and figures “or the Covid-19 suspect or affected people” will doubtless be inserted.

In clause (e), for the figures and uncover “80 years”, the figures and uncover “65 years” will doubtless be substituted.

After clause (e), in accordance to the notification, a clause (f) will doubtless be inserted which might learn “Covid-19 suspect or affected people” methodology the electors who’re (i) examined as Covid-19 constructive by the

authorities sanatorium

or the sanatorium recognised by the authorities as

COVID sanatorium

, or (ii) beneath residence quarantine or institutional quarantine because of the COVID 19, and authorized by such competent authority, as is more likely to be notified by the yelp authorities or union territory administration.”

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