Programme for summary revision of electoral rolls

Draft electoral rolls to be published on September 15

Bhopal, August 30, 2015 (Ataullah Faizan):  Election Commission of India has released revised programme for special summary revision of preparation of photo electoral rolls as on January 1, 2016. In Madhya Pradesh, this process will begin with publication of drafts electoral rolls from September 15. All preparations including training have been started in this regard by CEO Office. District collectors have been asked to ensure action as per prescribed programme. Collectors have been directed to feed Commission’s programme-related information on the portal. They have been asked to ensure strict action against officers and employees committing laxity in this work. Claims and objections under revision programme will be accepted from September 15 to October 14.

For verification of names, photo electoral rolls will be read out in Gram Sabha/local body from September 16 to 30. Claims and objections from Booth Level Agents of political parities will be obtained September 20 to October 4. Claims and objections will be disposed of till November 16. Database and control updating and printing of supplementary electoral rolls will be completed by December 15. Finalised electoral rolls will be published on January 11, 2016. District collectors have been asked to hold meetings with political parties and apprise them of commission’s new directives and revision programme. They have been directed to appoint BLOs.