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Another Voter-friendly Initiative From EC

Published: 08th March 2016 04:27 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th March 2016 04:27 AM   |  A+A-

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CHENNAI: Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Rajesh Lakhoni on Monday launched a mobile application- ‘TNelections’, which is one more voter-friendly initiative. This application can be downloaded from Google playstore free of cost. He also announced that within a week’s time, the EC will also launch a mobile application for Apple phones.

With these mobile apps, one can apply for inclusion into electoral rolls, deletion of names, correction in the entries, knowing the status of queue in front of the polling booth etc.  Besides, one can get press releases of Election Commission also.

Answering queries from the media, the CEO said till last night, around 310 complaints on model code violations had been received and they were being attended to.  Clarifying that the number 9444123456 has been given to lodge complaints through Whatsapp only, the CEO requested the people not to make calls to this number. 

Meanwhile, KF Wilfred, Principal Secretary, Election Commission conducted a training programme for the 64 Returning Officers drawn from 32 districts on polling process and IT applications initiated by the EC.

‘No one can dictate Terms to EC’

Chennai: State Chief Electoral Officer, Rajesh Lakhoni, in his counter-affidavit filed before the Madras High Court on Monday, said it is for the Election Commission of India (ECI) to decide the manner in which the general elections are to be held and no one can dictate terms to it. The counter-affidavit was filed in response to a PIL from the DMK, by its organising secretary RS Bharathi.

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