The Electoral Draft Roll for the four constituencies of West Jaintia Hills (WJH) i.e 1- Nartiang, Jowai, Raliang, and Mowkaiaw with reference to 01.01.2024 as qualifying date was released and distributed by Deputy Commissioner B.S Sohliya to political representatives at the DC’s office conference hall on October 27.
Additional Deputy Commissioner (Election) B. Blah, ADC F B Basan, ADC D V Lyngdoh were also present.
Sohliya said that the draft electoral roll of special summary revision for the four constituencies of the district have been published, and the time provided for rectification is from October 27, 2023, to December 9, 2023.
During this period, he sought cooperation from all the political parties to ensure accuracy of the electoral roll and to prevent eligible voters from being left out, and also ensure that only genuine claims are considered to prevent error in the electoral roll.
He also urged eligible youths who have attained the age of 18 to submit their application for inclusion in the electoral roll/
Blah detailed the summary revision informing that the period of filing claims and objections is from October 27, 2023 to December 6, 2023.
She mentioned that individuals can apply for inclusion of names in the roll, objection to any particular or any entry like date of birth, correction of names, address shifting in form 6, 6A, 7 and 8 as may be appropriate. She also mentioned that the District Election office will be conducting a SVEEP programme during this period.
She further informed that during the revision period, special campaigns will be conducted on November 11, and 18, where BLO’s will be available in their respective polling stations to facilitate the voters.