SEC calls for revision of electoral rolls for assembly from November 1 to 30


The Maharashtra State Election Commission (SEC) has launched an exercise to update the voters list in 15 municipal corporations, 27 Zilla Parishads and more than 200 municipalities in preparation for the upcoming local elections. The ensuing polls, billed as mini-assembly elections, will take place when the government of Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) led by Shiv Sena completes its two years in power.

State Elections Commissioner (SEC) UPS Madan interacted with district collectors and city commissioners on Tuesday and briefed them on the revised voters lists. Madan called on them to conduct a comprehensive and effective public awareness campaign urging citizens to register to vote and omit the names of the dead, duplicates or migrants.

India’s Election Commission will conduct a special brief revision of the Assembly’s voters list from November 1-30.

Madan said the assembly constituency voters list prepared by the Election Commission of India is used for municipal corporations, Nagar Parishads, Nagar Panchayats, Zilla Parishads, Panchayat Samitis and Grams elections. Panchayats.

“Therefore, more and more eligible citizens who turned 18 on January 1, 2022 during the special brief review program are expected to register as voters. Dead, duplicate, or identical entries can also be omitted. Addresses or names can also be corrected if necessary, ”he added.

Madan called on district collectors and city commissioners to disseminate information regarding the revision of the voters list through print, electronic and social media.

State Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Shrikant Deshpande has said that in order to exercise the right to vote in local elections, it is necessary to register as a voter at this stage.

At the same time, in order to update the voters list and make it more accurate, citizens should also voluntarily make corrections to the names.

“If you want to remove the names of the deceased or duplicate entry, you must complete Form 7 and submit it to the Electroal Registration Agent (ERO) or fill it out on the portal New voters can also register on this website, ” he noted.

SEC Secretary Kiran Kurundkar said a large number of local body elections will be held in the near future, adding that this is the last chance to register as a voter. or to make corrections to the list of electors.

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Posted on: Wednesday September 29th, 2021 01:46 IST


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