Odisha Panchayat Elections: Final voter list to be published by Dec 14

Bhubaneswar: The State Election Commissioner Aditya Prasad Padhi has informed in a press meet on Monday that by December 14 the ward wise final voter list has to be prepared and published.

Reportedly, all those citizens who have attained the age of 18 years by November 1, 2021 will be eligible to include their names in the voter list. The voter lists will be revised in 29 districts except for Balasore district. The preliminary voter lists will be published in all gram panchayats on November 16. Any corrections and grievances can be updated by November 23 by submitting at the Electoral Registrar’s Office.

The decision will be taken by the relevant authorities between November 24 to 26. All those who wish to make any changes to the voter list will be able to apply at the Block Development Office between November 29-30.

Following this, the BDO will look into the submitted complaints between December 1 -2 and the voter list will be published on December 4. Thereafter on December 6, the final voter list will be submitted to the Election Commission. By December 14, the voter list will approach to the State Election Commission.

Earlier on November 6, the the State Election Commission (SEC) held an all-party meeting where there was discussion over six agendas. The Electors Photo Identification Card (EPIC) id number of the voters will be added along with their names to the list, said State Election Commissioner Aditya Prasad Padhi.

As the term of Zilla Parishad ends by second week of March, the State Election Commission has begun all the necessary preparation to conduct the elections accordingly. With the panchayat elections looming, political strategies has also increased.

Various proposals was put forward by different parties at the meeting such as two extra hours along with the usual voting time duration, all the liquor shops should be closed seven days prior to the election date. Officers should be appointed at each voting booth in order to conduct a fair voting.

Also read: All party meeting held for Odisha panchayat election

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