JAMMU AND KASHMIR: Fake names being removed from voter list

As many as 1,25,931 voters have been deleted from the electoral rolls during the summary revision of the rolls in Jammu and Kashmir before the Lok Sabha elections. According to the chief electoral officer, Shailendra Kumar, in addition to this, 9,23,654 demographically similar entries were also removed from the rolls and 1,687 logical errors have been corrected. As many as 3,07,984 new voters have been added which is highest as compared to the last four years’ additions. Besides, 94,659 corrections and modifications were made in the particulars of electors.

To maintain the correctness of the rolls, the multiple entries, duplicates, dead, and permanently shifted entries were also removed from the rolls. Shailendra Kumar interacted with all the District Election Officers (Deputy Commissioners) through Video Conferencing and discussed the election management action plans for the forthcoming Elections in the state after the last date of disposal of claims and objections.

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