Press Esc to close
Sunday 30 April 2017
News updated at 6:00 PM IST

In two months, over six lakh apply for voters' list enrolment

Bangalore:April 3, 2013 DH News Service 1:41 IST
Ahead of the May 5 Assembly elections, a whopping 6.28 lakh people have applied for enrolment in the voters’ list in the State in the past two months.

Surprisingly, 50 per cent of the applicants are from various Assembly constituencies in BBMP areas.

The Election Commission of India has already verified and included the names of 60 per cent of the applicants in the electoral rolls.

State Chief Electoral Officer Anil Kumar Jha on Tuesday said the progress of voters’ registration in Bangalore has been good and they were expecting to achieve 65 per cent (of total eligible voter population) enrolment.

Till April 7


Total number of voters under constituencies in BBMP area, till Tuesday, was 64,41,788. The enrolment and updating process is open till April 7, 2013.
Jha also said that on an average 40,000 people were applying for new registrations every day and deputy commissioners have been directed to hasten the processing of applications.

People can log on to website www.ceokarnataka.kar.nic.in for clarifications on voters’ list or related matter. Those already enrolled can look for polling booths and other necessary information on the website.

About the proposal by the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) to revise power tariff in the State, Jha said he has received all necessary details from the KERC.

Final call on permitting KERC to announce the power tariff will be taken soon, he added.

Jha said he has already conducted a meeting with the Excise officials and Karnataka State Beverages Corporation Limited on bulk production at distilleries and, necessary directions have been issued.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
My Take: Can you count colours? Photo by Nalini R Magal from Hassan...

My Take: Can you count colours? Photo by Nalini R Magal from Hassan...

My Take: Happiness as a warm puppy. Photo by Varsha Chalageri from Dharwad...

My Take: Happiness as a warm puppy. Photo by Varsha Chalageri from Dharwad...

My Take: Pretty posers. Photo by Siddhi Doddanavar, from Belgaum...

My Take: Pretty posers. Photo by Siddhi Doddanavar, from Belgaum...

My Take: You mean, I wont grow up to be a tiger? Photo by Praveenkumar P K from Dharwad

My Take: You mean, I wont grow up to be a tiger? Photo by Praveenkumar P K from Dharwad

The good side vs the bad side. Photo by Gayatri Venkatesh from Bengaluru...

The good side vs the bad side. Photo by Gayatri Venkatesh from Bengaluru...

Border Security Force (BSF) personals handing over a 15 years old Pakistani national Razak...

Border Security Force (BSF) personals handing over a 15 years old Pakistani national Razak...

Basaveshwara statue is decorated on the occasion of Basava Jayanthi and Akshaya Tritiya....

Basaveshwara statue is decorated on the occasion of Basava Jayanthi and Akshaya Tritiya....

A Japanese Hitoshi Takahashi biker performs stunt during Yamaha FMX stunt show in Kochi, Kerala...

A Japanese Hitoshi Takahashi biker performs stunt during Yamaha FMX stunt show in Kochi, Kerala...

People use umbrella to protect from rain at at MG Road and Kasturba Road junction in Bengaluru...

People use umbrella to protect from rain at at MG Road and Kasturba Road junction in Bengaluru...

A lion beats the heat by relaxing under a tree at Dr Shivaram Karnath Biological Park...

A lion beats the heat by relaxing under a tree at Dr Shivaram Karnath Biological Park...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.