Dimapur, August 14: The office of the Chief Electoral Officer Nagaland conducted a state level meeting with political parties from Nagaland with regard to Electors Verification Program (EVP) and Special Summary Revision of Photo Electoral Rolls on August 14 at Hotel Japfu, Kohima. The main objectives of the EVP are to verify elector’s details and indicate correction in details, to obtain details of family members and verifying their entries, to provide better Electoral Services and to improve health of electoral Roll.
CEO Nagaland, Abhijit Sinha discussed at length with the members and officials of various political parties from Nagaland on the electoral roll and how its implementation can be improved through EVP. The political parties also brought forth to the notice of the CEO numerous burning issues related to the electoral rolls and the misuse of it during elections.
The political parties present further acknowledged the initiative of the Election Commission of India in making the electoral process more accessible to the public and hoped that the EVP would help in rooting out the problem of malpractices during elections.
Mon: Deputy Commissioner & District Election Officer, Mon Thavaseelan K, IAS held a meeting with all political parties of Mon District on August 13 in the DC’s conference hall, Mon.
In the meeting, the DC stated that Electors Verification Programme (EVP) is a campaign mode programme in which the citizens are encouraged to come forward and authenticate existing elector’s details along with their family members. He informed the political parties that Electors Verification Programme (EVP) is scheduled from September 1 to 30 as per the ECI notification.
DC mentioned that, the citizens can verify their electoral details through NVPS Portal, ‘Voter Helpline’ Mobile app or submitting a hard copy of filled up forms through BLOs to EROs by giving supporting document of one of the following; Indian Passport, Driving License, Aadhaar, Ration card and any other documents as approved by the Election Commission. DC also added that elector can search his family detail with EPIC number on NVSP, Mobile App & Helpline and then tagging them together as family.
Additional Deputy Commissioner & Electoral Registration Officer, Mon, Hiazu Meru, requested the political parties to disseminate the information to the citizens on Electors Verifications Programme and asked them to reach out to all the qualified voters in the district.
(Page News Service)