Bhubaneswar: The particular marketing campaign for electoral roll revision by the Election Fee of India (ECI) will begin in Odisha on November 9. Chief Electoral Officer Sushil Kumar Lohani on Friday knowledgeable about the identical throughout a evaluation assembly with district collectors and sub-collectors relating to preparedness for the conduct of the particular marketing campaign. Explaining to the officers, Lohani knowledgeable them that the Fee has made provision for the gathering of advance purposes from potential Electors (17+ years) now.
Earlier there was one qualifying date on January 1 of yearly for which youths above 18 years needed to anticipate one 12 months for enrolling themselves within the electoral roll. However from this 12 months, the supply has been made for 4 qualifying dates beginning with every quarter of the 12 months i.e. January 1, April 1, July 1 and October 1.
He additional knowledgeable that in this marketing campaign interval, all of the candidates who’re going to qualify until October 1, 2023, can apply upfront.
Stating that Odisha has made good progress in on-line enrolment of electors with the “Voter Helpline” app by the citizen independently and the GARUDA app by the sales space stage officers, he mentioned residents can use the Voter Helpline app or go to nvsp.in for a web based software.
Lohani additional knowledgeable that the residents can apply for addition, correction or deletion within the respective kinds. They will apply in Kind-6 for addition, Kind-7 for deletion or objection to any entry and Kind-8 for shifting instances, and correction of entries together with pictures.
“Now, together with different paperwork, Aadhaar card can be utilized for each proof of identification and residence. The candidates could scan and add the Aadhaar as proof of identification and residence,” he added.
The Fee can also be encouraging voluntary linking of the Aadhaar quantity with the EPIC (Voter Card Quantity) which can facilitate filtering the duplicates and make the voter listing error-free.
Odisha is among the many prime states within the nation in attaining the aim of linking EPIC with Aadhaar as greater than 77 per cent of the voters within the state have already linked their Aadhaar. The remainder can do that throughout this revision interval.
In the course of the revision interval, a particular marketing campaign can be executed on 4 days in November 12 to 13 and November 26 to 27 when BLOs can be obtainable within the respective polling stations to facilitate the voters.