3000 plus centenarian voters on Chhattisgarh rolls

3000 plus centenarian voters on Chhattisgarh rolls

A total of 3,66,384 electors have been added in the special electoral revision conducted in the state, said Chhattisgarh Chief Electoral Officer Subrat Sahoo.

Addressing the media, he said there are 92,95,301 male electors, 92,49,459 female and 1,059 third gender voters. Service voters have also registered an increase of 1,317, taking the total to 14,093 voters. Eligible electors who could not get enrolled may submit an application online through nvsp.in and their names will be included through continuous updation.

Sahoo added that 1,11,620 persons with disabilities (PWD) have been identified as voters, while there are 3,140 electors who are above 100 years of age. The maximum number of electors is in Raipur and the least in Narayanpur district. There is one overseas elector.

On providing Electoral Photo Identity Card (EPIC), Sahoo said that the new electors would get it free of cost, while the existing electors seeking changes, mainly correction in names and other details, would have to apply through the tehsil/sub-tehsil office after paying a fee.

Spending curbs

Monitoring of election expenditure (EEM) for the general election 2018 would be done on daily basis. Suspicious monetary transactions of Rs 1 lakh or more, including NEFT/RTGS, would also be monitored, including that of close relatives of candidates whose bank account details have been provided by candidates. Similarly, the excise team would keep a vigil on distribution and stocking of liquor, among other activities, including illegal transportation. All incidents would be videographed.