Civic bodies poll: SEC orders revision of electoral rolls

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh

The state Election Commission (SEC), Punjab on Saturday directed the Deputy Commissioner cum District Electoral officers and Additional Deputy Commissioners Development-cum Additional District Electoral Officers of Municipal Corporation, Municipal council/Nagar Panchayats to prepare/ revision of electoral rolls for the coming general elections of 3 Municipal Corporations and 32 Municipal Councils/Nagar Panchayats. Disclosing this here, official spokesperson of the State Election Commission, Punjab said as per instructions issued by SEC Punjab,for this purpose of Electoral rolls wef January 1, 2017 had been set as the qualifying date on the basis of Punjab Vidhan Sabha voter list 2017.

The Spokesperson said electoral Rolls would be prepared on the basis of latest Punjab Vidhan Sabha voter list from November 11, 2017 to November 13, 2017 and on November 14, 2017 publication of electoral Rolls would be drafted.

He further said last date for filing claims and objections is November 20, 2017 and Claims and objection shall be disposed off by November 27, 2017 and the final Electoral rolls would be published on November 28, 2017.

Revision of electoral Rolls would be held in 3 Municipal Corporation namely Amritsar, Jalandhar & Patiala and in Nagar councils/ Nagar Panchayats of Rajasansi (Amritsar), Handiaya (Barnala), Amloh (Fatehgarh Sahib), Mallanwala Khas and Makhu (both Ferozepur), Bhogpur, Shahkot, Goraya and Bilga (four Jalandhar), Dhillwan, Begowal and Bhulath (three Kapurthala), Machhiwara, Mullanapur Dakha, Maloud and Sahnewal (four Ludhiana), Baghapurana, Dharamkot and Panjtoor (three Moga), Bariwala (Muktsar), Ghagga and Ghanaur (two Patiala), Narot Jaimal Singh (Pathankot), Dirba, Cheema, Khanauri and Moonak (four Sangrur), Khemkaran (Tarn Taran), Bhikhi (Mansa), Balachaur (S.B.S Nagar), Talwandi Sabo (Bathinda) and Mahilpur (Hoshiarpur).

(editor@dailyworld.in)

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