Dimapur, August 13: A meeting with representative of political parties was held in the office chamber of Deputy Commissioner and District Election Officer Kohima, Gregory Thejawelie NCS on August 13. The meeting was held in connection with the Electors Verification Programme (EVP) and as part of the pre-revision exercise.
In the meeting, the DC & DEO stated that preparation of electoral roll was one of the most important exercises besides other election process as election takes place basing on the prepared E-Rolls. impressed upon the representatives of the political parties to give due importance and active cooperation in carrying out the entire exercise in days to come.
In the ensuing Special Summary Revision of Photo Electoral Rolls with reference to 01.01.2020 as the qualifying date, the DC said whoever reaches the age of 18 years by the qualifying date should find their names in the E-Rolls apart from correction/ deletion and inclusion to be made. He highlighted on the pre-revision activities to be taken up under the exercise, where he informed that the Electors Verification Programme will commence from September 1 till 30, during which necessary verification/corrective measures will be taken up.
BLOs will carry out house to house verification, which will simultaneously commence from September 1 till 30. Provision of rationalization of polling stations will also be taken up and draft publication of E-Roll will be done on October 15, 2019.
Assistant Election Officer, Toshimeren highlighted on the concept of the Electors Verification Programme and the roles of BLOs to be carried out in this exercise. (Page News Service)