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Special drive for voter enrollment

PANAJI: The Election Commission has been constantly endeavouring to improve the fidelity of electoral rolls with focused efforts for maximisation of registration of eligible electors and removing the impurities in the rolls drive for which is already underway since September 1, 2018.

This year, the Commission has decided to utilise the period of continuous updation, for maximisation of enrolment of eligible young electors, particularly in the 18-19 age group, by launching a special drive in all states.

The special drive will begin on September 09, 2018 and will be completed by October 31, 2018.

The Election Commission has made available the Electoral Rolls for scrutiny for the members of the public from September 1, 2018 till October 31, 2018 in the premises of the respective polling stations where last election for Parliamentary Constituencies and Assembly Constituencies were held. The Electoral Rolls are also available for scrutiny in the offices of the concerned deputy collectors and electoral registration officers of Pernem, Bicholim, Mapusa, Panaji, Ponda, Margao, Vasco-da-Gama, Quepem, Dharbandora and Canacona and also in the offices of all the mamlatdars/joint mamlatdars/assistant electoral registration officers in the State of Goa.

All Indian citizens who are entitled to be included in the Electoral Rolls are requested to scrutinise the draft electoral rolls and in case their names do not figure in the said draft electoral rolls and those who may have attained the age of 18 years of age as on January 1, 2019 as qualifying date are requested to get their names included in the electoral rolls.

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