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Nagaland poll plan launched

Kohima, Sept. 20: Nagaland chief electoral officer J. Alam today launched the systematic voters’ education and electoral participation plan for special summary revision of electoral roll with reference to January 1, 2013, as the qualifying date.

The new system was launched at Hotel Vivor.

The poll official also had a meeting with all recognised national and state political parties in connection with the current special summary revision of electoral roll and had an interaction on the systematic voters education and electoral participation activities.

Addressing the meeting, the poll official said the Election Commission has decided to take up the revision of photo electoral rolls with reference to January 1, 2013, as the qualifying date. He said the revision would be a special summary revision in all the states and Union Territories (except Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh) and would be undertaken in accordance with election recruitment officers’ handbook 2008 and any subsequent instructions of the Election Commission with regard to revision of electoral roll/registration of voters.

He said there are seven stages of revision and the schedule of revision of electoral roll for 2013 shall be as follows:

Draft publication of rolls — October 1, 2012

Period for filling of claims and objection

Reading of relevant part/section of photo electoral roll in gram sabha/local bodies and RWA meeting and verification of names — from October 1-31, 2012

Special campaign dates with booth-level agents of political parties for receiving claims and objections — from October 7-14 and October 21, 2012

Disposal of claims and objections by December 1, 2012

Updating the database, merging of photographs, updating the control tables and preparation and printing of supplementary list — from December 1-31, 2012

Final publication of electoral rolls — January 5, 2013

The meeting concluded with an interaction on the systematic voters education and electoral participation activities between the chief electoral officer, political parties and various NGOs. The programme was chaired by additional chief electoral officer, Nagaland, Lithrongla G. Chishi, who also delivered the welcome address.


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