EC conducts special campaign to update voters’ list in Karnataka on Nov 29, Dec 6, 13

Political News, Karnataka, Bengaluru, November 30:-Election Commission (EC) has organized a campaign to add or update names in the voters’ list as part of the ‘special revision of voters’ list – 2021′ programme.

The weekly campaign is being held on November 29, December 6 and December 13 (Sundays) throughout the state. Applications pertaining to addition of name, change in name or address and other corrections will be received from 10 am to 5 pm in respective polling booths on these days.

All citizens, who complete 18 years of age as of January 1, 2021, are eligible to get their names added to the list. Names can also be deleted from the voters’ list during this campaign.

Polling booth officials have been notified about the special revision campaign of voters’ list. Every booth officer will have 300 houses under his/her limits. Apart from the specified dates on which special campaign is going to be held, the officers will visit each household under their limits also. However, the EC officials have requested the citizens not to wait for the polling booth officers to visit their house but go to their polling booth office and get the required correction or addition of name done.

Dr Rajiv Kumar, chief election officer of Karnataka said, “Voters’ list campaign is held mainly for adding names of young voters and also differently-abled citizens. Other voters also can make use of this opportunity. Voting is a constitutional right of every citizen. It is important to one’s register name in the voter list to exercise that right.”

For more information citizens are requested to contact toll free number 1950 or visit website www.ceokarnataka.kar.nic.in.

-(NAV, Inputs: Agencies)

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