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EC to revise photo electoral rolls


Agartala, Oct 5 :

The Election Commission has ordered all states to do a special summary revision of photo electoral rolls with Jan 1, 2015 as the qualifying date to get enrolled, an official said Sunday.eci logo

“The special summary revision would not be held in Maharashtra, Haryana, Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir” in view of upcoming assembly polls, an Election Commission official told IANS here.

Maharashtra and Haryana go for assembly polls Oct 15 while election in Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir are due this year.

To make the voters’ list error free, an intensive training to electoral registration officers, assistant electoral registration officers and booth level officers would be given in their states.

“Senior officials would supervise the training,” the official added.

A massive campaign involving booth level agents of all recognised parties would be carried out so that no eligible person fails to get enrolled.