‘Ensure no eligible voter is left-out from electoral voter list’

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RAMBAN: Electoral Roll Observer (ERO) for Ramban, Doda and Kishtwar districts Mohammad Javed Khan who is also Secretary Floriculture, Parks and Gardens on Sunday reviewed the ongoing Special Summary Revision (SSR) with reference to January 1, 2019 as qualifying date.
Chairing a review meeting with District Election Officer (DEO), Ramban, Showkat Aijaz Bhat, the observer advised the officials involved in the process to discharge their duties diligently so that every eligible person was included in the voter list besides making necessary deletions while updating the voter list after proper verification on ground, an official handout read.
The meeting was attended by officer on special duty for special summary revision besides leaders of political parties. ADC, Basharat Hussain, ACR, Vevaik Puri, SDM, Zameer Rishu, Deputy DEO Zaheer Abass, tehsildars besides other officials attended the meeting.
During the meeting, Khan directed the district administration to “intensify the activities under ‘Systematic Voter’s Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP)’ campaign across the district for sensitising the people to take part in election process”.
The DEO also gave a brief presentation regarding SSR to electoral roll observer and informed that the total electorate in the two assembly constituencies in Ramban district stood at 1, 82,421 including 87,598 men and 84,823 women and 1, 75,285 Electors Photo Identity Cards (EPIC) have been provided to the voters, read the handout.
During the ongoing special summary revision, 14,333 forms were received, including 6,150 for addition, 3,290 for deletion, 3,784 for correction and 1,109 for transposition, it read. After the special summary revision, the final roll would be published on January 1, 2019, it added.
Electoral roll observer also interacted with the representatives of various recognised political parties on the occasion.