Mandya: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Dr. H. N. Gopalakrishna said that out of 37,439 voters above 80 years of age in the District, 2,630 voters have agreed to cast their votes through postal ballot from home.
Speaking to mediapersons here, he said that out of 23,068 differently-abled persons, 778 differently-abled persons have agreed to vote through postal ballot. A total of 3408 people will cast their votes through postal voting from home in the district.
Sector-wise teams have been arranged in each Assembly constituency on May 3, 4 and 5 for differently-abled persons and those above 80 years of age who have been allowed to vote from home. A schedule will be issued in this regard.
Those who have consented to vote through postal ballot will not be allowed to vote on May 10. He appealed to the differently-abled persons and those above the age of 80, who have agreed to vote by post, to cast their votes without fail.
Applications for postal voting in Form 12 have been received from personnel deployed for election duty on May 10 and a postal voting facility centre will be opened for voting during the training given to them on May 2. All the staff should cast their votes without fail.