State Election Commission had directed for revision of electoral rolls of Panchayati Raj Institutions in the State. A Spokesman of Commission said that the draft electoral rolls would be published on 12th August, 2013 whereas claims and objections could be filed from 13th August to 22nd August, 2013 which would be decided from 23rd August to 29th August, 2013. He said that the appeals could be filed within seven days from the passing orders by the revising authority which would be decided within seven days from the filing. He said that final publication of electoral rolls would be done on 16th September, 2013.
The qualifying date for determining whether a person is qualified to be enrolled as an elector in the electoral rolls with reference to which he/she is or is not less than 18 years of age for these bye-elections has already been declared as 1st January, 2013.