Armed forces to vote for the first time using e-ballot
The armed forces in India will be able to cast their votes by using electronic postal ballot facility for the first time.
This will be done in the upcoming Punjab Assembly polls.
The use of e-ballot will increase the percentage of voting by defense personnel in the elections. The state election office hopes that the increase in voting will be 70-80% as compared to the usual 2-3%.
Arrangements have been made to send the ballot paper through electronic means to the respective armed units.