Tuesday, October 3
DEO Santosh discusses special revision of electoral rolls with political parties

DEO Santosh discusses special revision of electoral rolls with political parties


Leh: District Election Officer /Deputy Commissioner, Leh, Santosh Sukhadeve convened a meeting Thursday with the political parties to discuss the pre-revision activities for the Special Revision of Photo Electoral Rolls with reference to January 1, 2024, as a qualifying date.

The discussions primarily revolved around the meticulous planning and execution of the upcoming electoral roll revision process.

DC Leh emphasized the significance of a clean and up-to-date electoral roll in ensuring the integrity of the electoral process. He reiterated the Election Commission of India’s commitment to conducting free and fair elections and the vital role that accurate electoral rolls play in achieving this goal.

ADC, Leh, Sonam Chosjor added that the Special Revision of Photo Electoral Rolls aims to incorporate new voters, update existing voter information, and remove duplicate or incorrect entries. Also, added that this is a critical step in maintaining the accuracy of the voter database and ensuring that every eligible citizen has the opportunity to exercise their democratic right.

Representatives from political parties including BJP and AAP participated in the discussions, providing valuable insights and suggestions to streamline the revision process.

DC Leh, Santosh Sukhadeve assured the political parties of a transparent and unbiased revision process, adhering to the highest standards of electoral integrity. He encouraged parties to actively engage with the process, urging them to mobilize their respective Booth Level Agent (BLA) to verify and update their voter information during the revision period. He stressed that no eligible voters should be left behind and there should not be any duplicacy.

Also, he requested all the political parties to participate in the First Level Checking (FLC) training of EVMs.

Additionally, he requested the political parties to appoint Booth Level Agent at the earliest. The meeting was attended by ADC Leh Sonam Chosjor; Election Naib Tehsildar, Leh, Tsewang Dorje and representatives from BJP and AAP political parties.

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