Deputy Commissioner flags-off awareness vans to encourage youth turning 18 to get registered as voters
Two-day special electoral rolls revision camp being organised at polling booths on Saturday, Sunday
Ludhiana: Deputy Commissioner-cum-District Election Officer Ludhiana Varinder Kumar Sharma on Friday, flagged-off six special awareness vehicles to encourage youth, turning 18-years-old on January 01, 2021, or earlier to get themselves registered as voters in a bid to strengthen our democracy.
He said as per the directive of the Election Commission of India, the Election Department was carrying out a special drive for summary revision of photo electoral rolls till December 15.
He said a two-day special camp is also being organised by Booth Level Officers (BLOs) at their respective polling booths in the district on December 05 and December 06, 2020 from 10am to 5pm, where people can file claims and objections.
Divulging the details, Deputy Commissioner said that people could apply for inclusion in the electoral rolls by submitting Form-6 while Form-7 can be submitted for deletion of name from the rolls while Form-8 is for correction to particulars entered in the rolls. He said that for transportation of vote to some other constituency within Ludhiana people can submit Form 8A.
He said that that these awareness vans sensitise people regarding importance of vote to strengthen the democracy. He also directed election officials to make whole hearted efforts for ensuring that no eligible voter was left behind.
Meanwhile, People can also submit applications for inclusion, objections to inclusion, and corrections in entries through voterportal.eci.gov.in or Voter Helpline mobile application. For any query or problem people can dial toll free number 1950.