Special Summary Revision of Electoral Rolls awareness at Mangan

Mangan, 13 Sept:

A programme on Special Summary Revision of Electoral Rolls was organized by the Election Department of Sikkim in Mangan, North Sikkim today.

It is informed that for inclusion/deletion/correction/transfer of names in the electoral rolls one can apply between 18 Sept to 13 Oct.

The programme today was chaired by District Magistrate-North, Karma R Bonpo, and had the presence of Joint Director-Election Department [Gangtok], Tashi T Bhutia, Additional District Collector-North, T Kaleon, Sub Divisional Magistrate-Mangan, PW Lepcha, SDM-Kabi, Tenzing D Denzongpa, Under Secretary and staff of Election Department, Booth Level Officers, and Protection Officers.

The DM-North informed that the forms will be available with BLOs, BDO office, SDM office and DC office and inclusion of names of those who have attained 18 years of age may apply for voter card. If the enrollers are temporary residents then it should be verified and should not be enrolled in the list. The forms should be scrutinized properly, he added.

Joint Director-Election Department informed that the names/DOB/address and guardians’ names should be properly filled up as per their supporting documents. Election cell rules should not be violated, he stressed.

The ADC-North also informed that out of 25,000 voter cards, at least 16,500 voter identity card photos have been replaced with colour photos. The left-out enrollers must apply for replacement and correction from 18 September 2017 onwards.

The concerned officers have been issued forms and posters from Election Department for proper awareness.