Odisha: CEO appeals citizens to utilise last special campaign day for Electoral Roll Revision on Nov 25

The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Odisha has appealed to all the citizens of the State to utilize the last Special Campaign Day on November 25, 2023 (Saturday) to verify their names in the electoral roll in the booths and apply for fresh enrolment/deletion/correction of entries in electoral roll, if required through the respective Booth Level Officers.

Bhubaneswar: The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Odisha has appealed to all the citizens of the State to utilize the last Special Campaign Day on November 25, 2023 (Saturday) to verify their names in the electoral roll in the booths and apply for fresh enrolment/deletion/correction of entries in electoral roll, if required through the respective Booth Level Officers.

The Special Summary Revision (SSR) of Electoral Roll-2024 which has started from October 27 will continue till December 9, 2023 for inviting claims and objections on the draft electoral roll. Three Special Campaign Days are already over.

The last Special Campaign Day will be held on November 25, 2023 Saturday and the BLOs will remain present in the polling stations on that day to receive claims and objections. So far more than 4,25,000 forms have been received for fresh enrolment and about 1,80,000 of voters have applied for correction of entries in the Electoral Roll during the SSR.

Before the commencement of SSR-2024, BLOs had conducted House to House survey in the month of August-2023. Based on such survey, about 3,80,000 new voters were enrolled & more than 2,80,000 EPICs were corrected during August & September-2023 before the draft publication. Such voters shall receive the new EPICs shortly.

Meanwhile, the CEO has appreciated the efforts of BLOs and other election functionaries for their efforts during the pre-SSR period and the ongoing Special Summary Revision process.

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