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ECI orders special revision of electoral rolls

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By EMN Updated: Oct 25, 2023 8:45 pm

DIMAPUR — The Election Commission of India (ECI) has ordered a special summary revision of photo electoral rolls with a schedule of activities with January 1, 2024, as the qualifying date.

The office of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Nagaland, stated in a press release that the integrated draft electoral roll will be published on October 27, 2023, and the period for filing claims and objections will be from October 27 to December 9, 2023, and the special campaign dates are November 3, 4, 17, and 18 of 2023.

The claims and objections will be disposed of by December 26, while the checking of health parameters and obtaining the commission’s permission for final publication, as well as updating the database and printing of supplements, will be done by January 1, 2024.

The final electoral roll will be published on January 10, 2024.

The special summary revision will be conducted with reference to January 1, 2024, as the qualifying date, with three subsequent qualifying dates, i.e., April 1, July 1, and October 1, 2024, on which the final publication of the electoral roll is done.

For the current revision, applicants who become eligible for registration with January 1, 2024, as the qualifying date and subsequent qualifying dates of the year, i.e., April 1, July 1, and October 1, 2024, can submit their claims in Form 6 in advance, beginning from the date of the draft publication of the electoral roll.

Applications received for the qualifying date of January 1, 2024, will be processed in accordance with the schedule, and the electoral roll will be updated with the final publication.

Forms and claims received in advance with reference to three subsequent qualifying dates of the year during the special summary revision period and continuous updation thereafter shall be processed by the electoral registration officer (ERO) during the relevant quarter under continuous updation.

The uses of forms are as follows:

Form 6: Application for a voter or elector

Form 6B: Letter of information about the Aadhar number on a voluntary basis for the purpose of electoral roll authentication

Form 7: Application form for objection for proposed inclusion or deletion of name in existing electoral roll

Form 8: Application form for shifting of residence, correction of entries in the existing electoral roll, replacement of election photo identity card (EPIC), or marking of persons with disabilities (PwDs)

Citizens can file any of the forms with the concerned booth-level officer (BLO), assistant electoral registration officer (AERO), and ERO. Forms can be downloaded from the ECI and CEO websites. 

Applications can also be filed or submitted online through www.voters.eci.gov.in (links are provided on the ECI and CEO websites) or the mobile app VHA (voter helpline app), which is available for download in the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

Meanwhile, in view of the special summary revision of photo electoral rolls and the draft electoral roll publication scheduled for October 27, Friday, DC Chümoukedima Abhinav Shivam has invited the AEROs, 4 Ghaspani I and 5 Ghaspani II, the supervisors, 4 Ghaspani I and 5 Ghaspani II, and all concerned national and regional political parties under Chümoukedima to attend the programme at 12 noon on Friday at the conference hall of the DC office, Chümoukedima.

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By EMN Updated: Oct 25, 2023 8:45:34 pm
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