Press Esc to close
Friday 29 April 2016
News updated at 7:28 PM IST
Weather
Max: 36.7°C
Min : 24.5°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

BBMP draft voters' list out

Last updated: 02 October, 2009
Bangalore: Oct 2, DHNS:

Final list to be announced on Oct 15; file objections before Oct 6

The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has announced the ward-wise draft voters list for the upcoming BBMP elections for 21 assembly constituencies.


A total of 5197 polling booths including 478 additional booths have also been established across the City as part of the elections.

The list includes a total of 51.80 lakh voters and any objections and complaints must be lodged before October 6. Details of the voter list have been notified at the wards and on the website   - www. bbmpelections. info.

The final voters’ list will be announced on October 15 in all the wards and the supplementary list will be announced 10 days before the candidates file their nominations.

The number of wards in Bangalore Central, North and South divisions are 51, 53 and 54.

The election officer for Bangalore Central, A M Kunjappa told the media that Assistant returning officers have been appointed for each ward along with returning officers for every four or five wards.

Meanwhile, the BBMP will also have an absentee voter list at all wards.
Officials revealed that in the event of the absentee voter showing up, the election duty official would examine the credentials on the spot and facilitate or reject participation. They also revealed that EPIC cards will be issued till October 10 in the respective wards.

Survey
As part of preparing the voters list and deciding on the number of polling booths, the office of the Deputy Commissioner of Bangalore conducted a door-to-door survey of certain localities of the City.

“We conducted the survey and took into consideration the census of 2001 for preparing the voters list in 40 wards that fall under the jurisdiction of our office,” said the Deputy Commissioner, G N Naik.

Discrepancies

Meanwhile, voters whose names have not been incorporated in the list or incorporated wrongly have been given time till October 6 to file their objections.
Currently, the Deput Commissioner’s office has received nearly 81,368 objections for discrepancies in both voters’ list and the list of polling booths.
Of these 64,401 have been cleared and the rest 43,775 are still under consideration. The final list of the voters and the polling station will be prepared by October 15.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
ISRO's PSLV-C33 carrying India's navigation satellite, the IRNSS-1G lifts off successfully...

ISRO's PSLV-C33 carrying India's navigation satellite, the IRNSS-1G lifts off successfully...

Pranab Mukherjee with Grand Chief Sir Michael Ogio, GCL, GCMG, KSt. J., GG of Papua New Guinea...

Pranab Mukherjee with Grand Chief Sir Michael Ogio, GCL, GCMG, KSt. J., GG of Papua New Guinea...

A man takes a photo of the mummified body of revered Buddhist monk Fu Hou in Quanzhou city...

A man takes a photo of the mummified body of revered Buddhist monk Fu Hou in Quanzhou city...

A farmer walk with a calf on parched lake bed at drought-hit Hukunda near Chikmagalur...

A farmer walk with a calf on parched lake bed at drought-hit Hukunda near Chikmagalur...

Visitors taking selfie with Apple at ‘Apple exhibition cum sales mela’ organised by HOPCOMS...

Visitors taking selfie with Apple at ‘Apple exhibition cum sales mela’ organised by HOPCOMS...

A visitor takes photos of a BMW 328, produced from 1936 to 1940, on display at GUM...

A visitor takes photos of a BMW 328, produced from 1936 to 1940, on display at GUM...

In this photo taken with a fish-eye lens, Volkswagen cars are presented to media...

In this photo taken with a fish-eye lens, Volkswagen cars are presented to media...

The London Eye, in central London, is illuminated in the colours of the Brazilian flag...

The London Eye, in central London, is illuminated in the colours of the Brazilian flag...

A pair of ducks in river Brahmaputra in Guwahati...

A pair of ducks in river Brahmaputra in Guwahati...

A 23-day-old hamadryas baboon plays with a stuffed toy at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens...

A 23-day-old hamadryas baboon plays with a stuffed toy at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens...