Indian Army Posted At LoC Cast Their Votes

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Indian Army troops deployed in Siachen, LoC(J&K) cast their votes as Service Voters.In a first-of-its-kind, the Election Commission provided facilities to troops deployed in remote and inhospitable terrains to download their ballot papers online, vote and forward ballot papers to their respective electoral returning officers through post.

Braving severe weather conditions and undeterred by ceasefire violations, soldiers deployed at the Siachen Glacier and along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir cast their votes as service voters on Thursday, 11 April, a defence spokesperson said.

“The soldiers enthusiastically cast their votes for parliamentary elections; exhibiting the strength of the democratic process,” the spokesman added.

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