ISLAMABAD - The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has fixed April 9, 2011 the last date for receipt of applications for postal ballot papers for by- election in the Provincial Assembly of Balochistan constituency PB-26 Jaffarabad-II. The ECP says, this facility, under the law, has been extended only to the persons in government service, members of armed forces, holders of public offices, their wives and children who are registered voters and ordinarily reside with them. Persons detained in prison or held in other custody are also entitled to vote by postal ballot. The last date for such polling personnel and police personnel who are posted at a polling station other than the one at which they are entitled to cast their vote, has been fixed as April 14 2011. Persons who are appointed to act as presiding officers, assistant presiding officers and polling officers and the police personnel who are assigned duties at the polling stations, are advised to apply for postal ballot by April 14, 2011. Applications for postal ballot should be made on the prescribed form with the returning officer of the constituency.