5.81 crore people enrolled as voters in State - The New Indian Express

5.81 crore people enrolled as voters in State

Published: 26th January 2013 08:32 AM

Last Updated: 26th January 2013 08:32 AM

As many as 5.81 crore people were enrolled as voters in all 23 districts of Andhra Pradesh.

Speaking to Express, officials of Andhra Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) said as per orders of Election Commission of India, a door to door campaign was undertaken between July and August last year through Booth Level Officers (BLOs).

Nearly 36.41 lakh new voters were enrolled between Jan 2012 and Jan 2013, while 12.63 lakh voter names were deleted from the electoral rolls after weeding out dead, shifted and duplicate entries during the special summary revision of electoral rolls that was undertaken in state.

Highest additions were recorded at Rangareddy districts with 3.21 lakh voters enrolled and highest deletion at Krishna district with 1,07,467 voter names being removed. Rangareddy district tops the list with highest number of voters - about 42.59 lakh - followed by East Godavari district with 33.75 lakh voters and Guntur with 33.61 lakh voters.

Officials said voters can verify the list in the rolls published at www.ceoandhra.nic.in. If a name is not found, citizens can apply online, or at BLO concerned or at eSeva centre.

If the citizen’s name is available, they can collect the Elector’s Photo Identity Card (EPIC) at BLO free of cost. In case of urgency, it can be obtained from any eSeva, Mee Seva, AP Online  centres by paying `10 as service charges.

NRI Registration : Indian citizens living abroad who have not acquired foreign citizenship can register for the place mentioned on his passport. Details are available at www.eci.nic.in. For casting votes at polling station, NRIs must bring the original passport.

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