SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 06: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has ordered Special Summary Revision of Photo Electoral Rolls in all Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies in the State.
According to a notification issued today by Chief Electoral Officer J&K, Mr. Shantmanu, the draft publication of electoral rolls would be conducted on September 15, 2016, whereas period of filing of claims and objections would be from September 15 to October 14, 2016.
All individuals who are 18 years of age or above as on January 01, 2017 can get their names enrolled in the electoral rolls by filing Form 6, alongwith two coloured photographs for getting “Electors Photo Identity Card” (EPIC).
Reading of relevant part/section of photo electoral rolls in Gram Sabha/local bodies, and RWA meeting and verification of names would be conducted from September 16 to October 30, 2016.
Special campaign with booth level agents of political parties for receiving claims and objections would be conducted from September 18 to October 09, 2016, says the notification.
Meanwhile disposal of claims and objections would be done on October 16, 2016, while updating the database, merging of photographs, updating the control tables and preparation and printing of Supplementary lists would be done on December 15, 2016.
Final publication of electoral rolls would be done next year on January 5, reads the notification.
Photo Electoral Rolls 2016 would be available at District headquarters/Tehsil Offices/Offices of Srinagar and Jammu Municipal Corporations/Booth Level Officers, and Polling station level and on the website of the Chief Electoral Officer, J&K (http;//ceojk.nic.in) for the information of all concerned. Furthermore the Assistant Electoral Registration Officer (Migrant) in Delhi and Jammu shall receive the claims and objections from the Kashmiri Migrants living within their jurisdiction.