Election Commission to hold special drive in Punjab to register eligible voters from 1 July

Chandigarh: The Election Commission of India will launch a special drive from Saturday for maximisation of registration of eligible voters in Punjab and to update the electoral rolls.

Representational image. CNN News18

Representational image. CNN News18

V K Singh, the Chief Electoral Officer of Punjab, said that in tune with the theme of 'No voters to be left behind', the ECI has decided to update the electoral rolls and maximise enrolment of young voters, particularly in the age group of 18 to 19 years, by launching a special drive.

He said during the drive, which will end on 31 July, eligible people can submit Form 6 at Election Electoral Registration Office or sent it by post or even submit the form online at National Voters' Service Portal (NVSP).

Singh said the form can also be filled by using the 'Voter Services mobile application'.

The Chief Electoral Officer said that Booth Level Officers (BLOs) shall visit door-to-door visits to collect Form 6 from the applicants, particularly 18-19 age group (extendable to 21 years of age) from 1-31 July

Singh said that special camps will be organised on 9 July and 23 July in the state at each polling station to distribute and collect Form 6 from the applicants.

Published Date: Jul 01, 2017 16:00 PM | Updated Date: Jul 01, 2017 16:05 PM

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