Last Publication Date For Kashmir Electoral Rolls Rescheduled For Nov 25

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The Election Commission said young people achieving the age of 18 years on October 1 or prior will be qualified to become electors in Jammu and Kashmir.

Jammu: The Election Commission of India has set another cutoff time of November 25 for the last date for distribution of constituent rolls in Jammu and Kashmir.

It said young people achieving the age of 18 years on October 1 or prior will be qualified to become citizens in the Union region.

Prior, the EC had given a timetable of October 31 for the distribution of the finished electing rolls in J-K, where the extraordinary rundown update is being embraced following a hole of three years and the main such activity after the limits of get together seats were redrawn in the delimitation work out.

As indicated by the rescheduled course of events gave by the Election Commission, an incorporated draft appointive roll will be distributed on September 15. The period for recording cases and protests has been set between September 15 to October 25 followed by removal of cases and complaints on November 10.

Checking of wellbeing boundaries and getting the commission’s consent for definite distribution and refreshing data set and printing of enhancements has been fixed for November 19 preceding the distribution of last electing rolls on November 25, an Election Commission’s organization, recreated by the Chief Electoral Officer’s office in Jammu, said.

In May, the focal government had given a warning expressing that the sets of the Delimitation Commission which redrew electing voting demographics and gave six extra gathering seats to Jammu division and one to Kashmir would happen from May 20.

As per the sets of the Delimitation Commission, set up under the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act of a 2019, the Union area will have 90 get together supporters – – 43 in Jammu Division and 47 in Kashmir Valley – – with nine of them being saved for the Scheduled Tribes.

Lt Governor Manoj Sinha had guaranteed that the get together races will occur in Jammu and Kashmir after the finish of the continuous modification of electing rolls.

In any case, political spectators are of the assessment that the much-anticipated surveys are probably going to be conceded to the following year after the finish of the cruel winter in the Kashmir Valley and the Chenab locale.

The Election Commission of India in compatibility of lawful corrections in Section 14 (b) of the Representation of People’s Act 1950 and resulting changes in Registration of Electors Rules by which an arrangement for four qualifying dates (January 1, April 1, July 1 and October 1) as qualification for youths to enroll in Electoral Rolls rather than prior single qualifying date of January 1 just, has been made, reexamined the Special Summary Revision practice for the UT of Jammu and Kashmir regarding October 1, 2022 as qualifying date.

This implies that any individual who achieves the age of 18 years at the latest October 1, 2022 and is generally able to be enlisted as a voter in the Electoral Roll, can apply for his enrollment during the Revision,” the request said.

It noticed that as of now, the pre-correction exercises as well as post-delimitation follow up, work is happening in Jammu and Kashmir wherein the current appointive rolls are being planned into recently delimited gathering electorates according to the Delimitation Commission’s last request made appropriate by the Union Law Ministry with impact from May 20, 2022.

As a component of the pre-modification exercises, the course of defense/re-plan of Polling Stations, evacuation of disparities of Demographically Similar Entries/Photo Similar Entries, Duplicate EPIC, arrangement of enhancements and coordinated draft rolls concerning October 1, 2022 as the passing date is happening at present in J&K.

The incorporated draft rolls regarding October 1, 2022 as qualifying date will currently be distributed by all Electoral Registration Officers (EROs) of the UT on September 15, 2022, checking formal start of the modification exercises,” the request said.

To give more open doors to the young people of Jammu and Kashmir, the request said, the commission has expanded the period for documenting of cases and complaints from 30 days to 40 days, for example September 15 to October 25, 2022.


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