Palike poll website launched

Palike poll website launched

Efforts underway to upload photos of voters

To show the Commission’s preparedness, the State Election Commissioner C R Chikmath launched a website This website will have information pertaining to the BBMP elections, such as the number of wards, names of voters and many other Assembly constituency-wise details.

The Commissioner said the voters list has been prepared taking a lot of trouble.
“Although we have 66 lakh voters in Bangalore, we have prepared the list quite early.” A door-to-door survey was conducted to prepare the list of voters, said Chikmath.

He said this was for the first time that the voters’ list has been uploaded on the website, which anyone can view and infer the details required pertaining their wards. The website also gives information about the polling booths. The commission plans to upload voters’ pictures.

Chikmath told reporters that the voters’ list would be sent for publication after September 15. He said the enrolment of the voters in the list can continue ten days prior to the last date of filing of the nomination papers by the candidates. He added that the commission has received 9,000 odd EVMs from the Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL).