Cent per cent voting will be ensured: Collector

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 28 Sep 2018 12:15:10


 

Staff Reporter,

Final voter list has been released and the concerned staff is working accordingly to provide a voter-friendly atmosphere to different categories of voters in the district, informed Collector and District Election Officer, Chhavi Bhardwaj

 

The district administration is all set to ensure cent percent polling percentage of registered voters especially of new voters, women and disabled in the forthcoming elections. Final voter list has been released and the concerned staff is working accordingly to provide a voter-friendly atmosphere to different categories of voters in the district, informed Collector and District Election Officer, Chhavi Bhardwaj.
The District Election Officer, Bhardwaj was addressing a press conference called on Thursday to inform media about final publication of voters’ list.


Bhardwaj further informed that Jabalpur district has done a commendable job while conducting addition of new voters and deletion process in the voters’ list.


Out of 44,820 applications received for claims and objections under Form 6 for addition of names, 44,223 were approved, while 591 were rejected following various reasons. Under Form 7, 41,952 applications were received for deletion process, out of which 41,758 were approved while 171 rejected, 33,157 applications were received under Form 8 for various corrections, out of which, 32,274 applications were approved and 878 disapproved, while 6,188 applications received under Form 8A from shifting voters, 6,000 applications approved, respectively. In the final publication of voters’ list, a total of 17,63,520 voters, including 9,13,596 males, 8,49,848 females and 76 genders have been registered from eight Assembly constituencies of Jabalpur district to cast their votes in the forthcoming elections.


As a result of special campaigns conducted by the administration, gender ratio has increased upto 930.22. The total strength of registered voters included 42,761 new voters aged between 18-19 years and 4,45,996 voters between 20-29 years of age.


Emphasizing on new voters, the District Election Officer added that, out of 42,761 new voters i.e. 2.42 percent of total strength of registered voters, 23,437 were males, 19,317 females, while 7 belonged to third gender, respectively. She further informed that around 21,000 staff engaged in different election-based activities will use postal ballot papers to fulfill their voting rights in the election.