Anantnag May 02: In order to review the progress achieved under ongoing Special Summary Revision-2023 of Electoral Rolls in District Anantnag, a meeting was held under the Chairmanship of Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar Biduri, here at Conference Hall Dak Banglow Khanabal.
At the outset, the Divisional Commissioner took a detailed review of the progress achieved in the District under ongoing SSR-2023 and sought details about the number of fresh applications received, as well as the number of claims and objections. He emphasised upon the concerned Electoral Registration Officers(EROs) and Assistant Electoral Registration Officers(AEROs) to conduct revisions according to guidelines of ECI as per notified schedule and expedite the process for achieving targets. He also asked them to ensure timely disposal of claims and objections.
The Divisional Commissioner also enjoined upon the concerned EROs and AEROs to complete the revision of the special summary with 100 percent enrolment of eligible voters, including the addition of new voters and deletion of duplicate voters, within the extended date.
The Div Com stressed for organising special outreach programmes for young eligible electors particularly in educational Institutions of the District, as well as door-to-door campaigns for achieving set targets.
The Div Com further asked the EROs and AEROs to remain proactive to build awareness and activate all their resources for successful conduct of all SVEEP programmes across all Assembly segments of the District Anantnag and Kulgam with focused attention to ensure 100% registration of all eligible and ensure no elector is left unregistered keeping in view the limited time period to conduct the exercise.He also emphasised on holding meetings with registered political parties and attaining the target of EP ratio.
During the meeting, the Div Com was apprised that total electors in draft roll is 649982 with an EP ration of 51% in 07AC’s with 326051 male and 323941 female electorates. He was further informed that a total of 490 polling stations have been designated in Anantnag District.
Later Div Com held a meeting with representatives of Political Parties and discussed their role in registering the eligible voters and weeding out of in eligible voters. He further that all polling stations must be within the radios of 2kms with all basic facelities.
DDC Anantnag Syeed Fakhrudin Hamid (IAS), DDC Kulgam Dr. Bilal Mohi-ud-din (IAS) ADC Anantnag, Electoral Registration Officers(EROs) of Anantnag, Kulgam , Deputy District Election Officer Anantnag, Kulgam, Assistant Electoral Registration Officers(AEROs) of Anantnag, Kulgam, officials from District Election Authority and other concerned were present in the meeting.