Ghost names deleted, CEC defends new electoral rolls

HYDERABAD: Chief election commissioner (CEC) OP Rawat on Wednesday defended largescale deletion of electorate from the electroal rolls and mentioned multiple entries, electors of those that migrated and the deceased had been removed.

However, he mentioned the election officials would do an on-the spot verification within the presence of political events in case of any discrepancies. Rawat in a note launched after a press conference here on Wednesday mentioned it isn't extraordinary to have masses of electors in the similar condo complex and blamed it at the antiquated area numbering system used by GHMC.

“During electoral roll updation, efforts have been on cleaning the electoral rolls. A complete number of five.87 lakh electors have been removed from the rolls. Of this, 1.9 lakh have been removed as a result of multiple entries of the similar elector discovered at the rolls and 91,737 electors have been removed as they shifted or migrated from their reported address and three lakh have been removed as a result of they have been discovered to be dead. All those entries have been removed following the method outlined through legislation where booth-level officials served understand and after the statutory duration of seven days, motion was taken,” Rawat mentioned.




He additionally mentioned a discreet probe is on into the inclusion of Rohingyas within the electoral rolls. “The offices of CEO received information on Rohingyas being included within the electoral rolls and this matter is being enquired. On the receipt of report, motion will probably be taken.”


He added that Telangana is a in large part urbanised state and a sizeable number of electorate migrate yearly and when electors follow for a vote at the different place without informing moving from different assembly constituencies, it ends up in multiple entries. “It does not essentially imply that those electorate are bogus,” he mentioned.


“In the case of city slums within the town, a lot of electors reside in shared areas which have just one area quantity. In instances where outdated homes have been demolished and condo complexes got here up in their place, the house quantity recorded for the condo complex stays the similar and, due to this fact, it isn't extraordinary to have masses of electors in the similar condo complex,” he added.
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