Israeli Elections begin at Diplomatic Missions in India
Ambassador Daniel Carmon casting his vote at the Embassy of Israel in New Delhi. (Photo Courtesy: Embassy of Israel)
New Delhi, 5th March, 2015: Israeli diplomats posted in India voted today for the Knesset, the Israeli Parliament, ahead of the general elections, set to take place in Israel on 17th March, 2015. Israeli diplomats and their family members, posted in the Embassy of Israel in New Delhi and in the Israeli Consulates in Mumbai and in Bangalore, took part in early polls today.
The ballots from the three Israeli missions in India will be sent to Jerusalem, where they will be securely stored and opened to be counted only after the general elections will end in the country, on 17th March, 2015. Israel's Embassy in New Delhi is the largest Israeli mission in Asia.
After casting his vote in New Delhi this morning, Ambassador of Israel to India, Mr. Daniel Carmon said, "casting our votes today, exerting our civic right or should I say obligation to contribute to the democratic process in Israel, reinforces our resolve in proudly representing our country abroad”.