Tuesday 29 March 2016

Meeting on National Electoral Roll Purification Held

By 121 News

Chandigarh 29th March:- Deputy Commissioner- cum- Additional Chief Electoral Officer, UT, Chandigarh Ajit Balaji Joshi  has convened a meeting today in his office with the assistant electoral registration officers in connection with the Election Commission of India's recently declared National Electoral Roll Purification (NERP), 2016 programme. Mrs. Kriti Garg, SDM south, Bhupesh Chaudhary, SDM East Prince Dhawan, SDM central, Master BLOs, BLOs, and representatives of political parties were present during the meeting.

The meeting was held to discuss the main objective of improving the health of the Electoral Rolls and to rationalize the Polling Stations boundaries and location. An online system will be setup, which will be providing all the details of polling station, information about the voters. Report for the same is being asked to submit. 

 Door-to-door surveys will be conducted to include enrolment of all eligible citizens. Corrections will be made and any card with multiple entries, dead, shifted & absent voters and other data errors will be deleted from the electoral roll.  BLOs will be provided proper training for it and Master BLOs are asked to verify the details provided by the BLOs.

Ajit Balaji Joshi, said that the administration requires full cooperation from all political parties to finalise the electoral rolls and not a single voter should be left out from the list. He further announced that the wardbandis would be released in April. 


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