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Municipal elections 2018: Special camps held across J&K.

A day after publication of draft rolls for municipal polls, chief electoral officer Jammu & Kashmir on Sunday held the first special camp in all polling stations of municipal corporations, councils and committees across the state to facilitate people to enroll voters, besides to verify their names on the electoral rolls.

The chief electoral officer, Shaleen Kabra said that massive response was witnessed across the state, where large numbers of people were seen verifying their names by themselves on the voters’ list and filling the appropriate forms.

The CEO said in these special camps, the municipal electoral rolls of the concerned polling stations were displayed and read out publicly, so that people could check their names on the electoral rolls properly and timely. “If the name of any person entitled to be enrolled was left out for some reason or had been wrongly deleted or there was any mistake in their names or related information, such people can immediately fill applications for taking appropriate steps by the authorities,” Kabra said.

It’s in place to mention here that the draft electoral rolls for the municipal corporations, municipal councils and municipal committees were published on Saturday.

Detailed public notices inviting claims and objections for revision of these electoral rolls, along with the details of electoral registration officers (EROs), assistant electoral registration officers (AEROs) and polling station level officers (PSLOs) has been made available on the website of CEO, J&K (www.ceojk.nic.in).

The claims and objections regarding addition, deletion, correction & transposition of entries can be made as per the schedule manually before the election officials as well as electronically by logging on the URL: http://ceojk.nic.in/efiling a new initiative first time introduced by election department Jammu& Kashmir.

The second special camp in all the polling stations will be held on  August 12 (Sunday). The period of filling claims and objections will be completed on August 13 and the final publication of electoral rolls will be made on September 4, 2018.


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