EC to launch special drive to enroll left out voters 

Officials said that special campaigns will also be organized and camps will be held to help those wishing to get enrolled.

Published: 31st May 2017 09:57 PM  |   Last Updated: 31st May 2017 09:57 PM   |  A+A-

Election Commission of India premises (File | PTI)

By Express News Service

The election commission is going to launch a special drive from Thursday to enroll left out electors. While the main focus would be to include first time young voters in the list, officials will visit houses to collect data about voters.

Officials said that the drive will be launched in all the states in tune with the theme of ‘No voters to be left behind’ and the main focus will be on enrolling the voters in the age group of 18-19 years. The drive will continue for two months trill July 31 and booth level officials will visit households for maximum enrolments.

Apart from this, a user can also fill the forms using mobile app “The voter services mobile application” which is available on the commission’s website.

Moreover, the poll panel has also provided facility of national call centre for extending citizen services. A citizen making a call  will be informed about procedure of form submission. If a differently abled person expresses his inability to utilize any of these services, then a visit of booth level official will be organized to help him out for enrolment.

Officials said that special campaigns will also be organized and camps will be held to help those wishing to get enrolled.

During the drive, removal of names of the dead electors will also be taken up and for identification of such electors data on registered deaths will be collected from the concerned office.

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