Spe­cial Sum­mary Re­vi­sion of Elec­toral Rolls-2019 re­viewed

The Northlines - - STATE - NL COR­RE­SPON­DENT BANDI­PORA NOV 08

Ad­di­tional Deputy Com­mis­sioner Bandi­pora Za­hoor Ahmad Mir on Thurs­day chaired a meet­ing to re­view the spe­cial sum­mary re­vi­sion of elec­toral rolls 2019 in the Son­awari con­stituency of Bandi­pora district in view of the up­com­ing Pan­chayat elec­tions.

The meet­ing was at­tended by Deputy District

Elec­tion Of­fi­cer Rafiq Ahmad Lone, SDM Sum­bal, Su­per­vi­sors, Block Level Of­fi­cers, var­i­ous district of­fi­cials and polling staff.

Dur­ing the meet­ing, ADC im­pressed upon the Elec­toral Roll Ob­server (EROS) and AERO'S to mon­i­tor the progress of en­roll­ments so that all el­i­gi­ble elec­tors are reg­is­tered in the Elec­toral Rolls. He urged the of­fi­cials to widen the in­clu­sion of vot­ers in the voter list and cre­ate aware­ness among the gen­eral pub­lic re­gard­ing democ­racy at the grass­root level.

While re­view­ing the per­cent­age of in­clu­sions in the roll, the ADC called for ex­pe­dit­ing the process of up­dat­ing the Elec­toral rolls by Novem­ber 15. He stressed for im­ple­men­ta­tion of the guide­lines of ECI in let­ter and spirit and said that the cent per­cent en­roll­ment of the vot­ers in the district should be made so that every el­i­gi­ble voter can get his demo­cratic right.

The meet­ing was in­formed that the phys­i­cal ver­i­fi­ca­tion of elec­toral rolls and sub­se­quent in­clu­sion and dele­tion of vot­ers have been com­pleted while cur­rently, the process of on­line up­da­tion is in process. He urged the con­cerned tech­ni­cal staff to as­sist the BLOS to com­plete the process within the given time frame.

Ear­lier a spe­cial train­ing ses­sion was also held for the polling staff which was at­tended by No­dal Of­fi­cer Train­ing Man­age­ment, Mo­ham­mad Rafiq Par­ray and District Mas­ter

Trainer Mo­ham­mad Iqbal Samoon.

The polling staff were in­formed about the process of polling in­clud­ing col­lec­tion of ma­te­rial, dif­fer­ent steps to be fol­lowed dur­ing polling to en­sure se­crecy, pow­ers and du­ties of the pre­sid­ing of­fi­cers, han­dling of bal­lot boxes and al­lied pa­pers, count­ing of votes and other pro­cesses and pro­ce­dures to be adopted for the smooth con­duct of Pan­chayat elec­tions.

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