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Vidhan Sabha members can caste vote through prescribed form at headquarters of other states or Delhi

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | July 13, 2022 06:49 PM

CHANDIGARH: For the purpose of the Presidential Election, the Election Commission of India has fixed the Committee Room 'A' of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha Secretariat, Chandigarh, as the place of poll which will take place between 10.00 am to 5.00 pm, on Monday, the 18th July, 2022 for elected Members of the Punjab Legislative Assembly.

Now, the Commission has relaxed the 10 days norms fixed for applying for permission to any elected Member of the Punjab Legislative Assembly to cast his/her vote at the place of polling in Room No.63, Parliament House, New Delhi as well as at any other State Headquarter who are not able to cast his/her vote at his/her own State Headquarter.

Giving more details, Assistant Returning officer (ARO) for Presidential Election cum Secretary, Punjab Vidhan Sabha informed that If any elected Member of the Punjab Legislative Assembly is interested to cast his/her vote at New Delhi or at any other State Head Quarter, then prescribed Form in this regard can be had from the ARO which can be entertained even after 10 days before the date of poll, if there is sufficient time available for making necessary arrangements in this regard.

He said that the option once made by any elector will be final and no change of mind will be allowed by the Commission.

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