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Pune: Voters’ registration drive to end in four days

The Election Commission had directed the civic bodies to conduct street plays and distributed pamphlets ahead of the elections in February-March.

By: Express News Service | Pune |
October 11, 2016 12:00:21 am
pune, pune municipal elections, pune elections, pune civic bodies, pune polls, pune voter registration drive, pune voter awareness, pune news, indian express news Election officials said they have received nearly 50,000 forms of which nearly 40,000 forms are of new voters. (Representational)

With just four days left for the special voters’ registration drive, which will be on till October 14, the district election department has asked people to approach respective ward offices and check their names in the voters list. Even those who have voted in Lok Sabha and Assembly elections should check their names in the list, said an official.

Election officials said they have received nearly 50,000 forms of which nearly 40,000 forms are of new voters. All those who have attained the age of 18 till January, 2017 can register in the colleges itself with representatives appointed at the colleges. Voters can register and then delete the names if the names appear twice or exist elsewhere and in case of case.

The Election Commission had directed the civic bodies to conduct street plays and distributed pamphlets ahead of the elections in February-March. The civic body will undertake the work of updating the voters list from September 16 to October 14 and the drive is to allow people to check, edit or add their names to the voters list for the civic polls.

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