All persons appointed on election duty who are not able to cast their vote at the polling statin where they are enrolled as a voter are entitled to the facility of either an Eection Duty Certificate(EDC) or a postal ballot. In case they re put on election duty in the same constituency in which they are enrolled as a voter, they are entitled to get an EDC, which entitles them to vote at the polling station where they are on duty. If they are on duty in a constituency other than the constituency where they are enrolled as a voter, they are entitled to a Postal Ballot. These persons include employees in polling parties, Sector Officers, Zonal Officers, Returning Officers, and Assistant Returning Officers, District Elections Officer, Deputy District Elections Officer, employees posted in the offices of DEO, Returning Officer, Control Room and other election related offices, Micro observers, all Police personnel, Home guards, Drivers, Conductors and Cleaners of vehicles engaged for election work etc.. if such persons are not able to cast their vote at the polling station where he or she is enrolled as a voter by reason of being on duty in relation to elections. Polling agents of candidates also fall in the category of voters on election duty for this purpose

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