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Suggestions Sought on Electoral Rolls

Published: 05th September 2015 04:41 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th September 2015 04:41 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD:  The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation has urged all political parties to give their objections, if any, and suggestions before September 8 relating to electoral rolls and polling booths.

District election officer and GHMC special officer Somesh Kumar, along with special commissioner Navin Mittal, held a review meeting with representatives of political parties at the GHMC’s head office here on Friday.

As per the directions of the Election Commission of India, objections and suggestions on electoral rolls must be obtained from political parties in writing, Somesh Kumar said.

Of the 41.01 lakh-odd voters in Hyderabad district, 7.57 lakh have changed their residence while about 5.59 lakh homes have been found locked. About 61,000 voters have been identified as “duplicate voters”.

Data on door-lock, duplicate and hosue shifting cases in each circle has been prepared and it will be provided to all the political parties.

Premises of 153 polling stations and the names of nine polling stations will be changed.

From October 11 to November 1, special awareness campaigns will be conducted and the final list will be published on January 11, 2016.

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