Chief Electoral Officer Narinder Chauhan informed here today that Special Summary Revision of Photo Electoral Rolls of all 68 Vidhan Sabha Constituencies was being done for conducting Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha elections with 1st January, 2014 as qualifying date.
He said that draft of photo voters lists would be available in all the Polling Booths, offices of Electoral Registration Officers/ Assistant Electoral Registration Officers on 1st October, 2013. He said that claims and objections if any could be filed between 1st October to 31st October ,2013 and the voters lists would be read out for verification in Gram Sabha and Local Bodies meetings on 2nd October to 20th October ,2013. He said that special campaign would be launched in all the polling booths on 6th October to 27th October, 2013. He said that claims and objections would be disposed off upto 2nd November to 14th November, 2013. Final photo electoral rolls would be published on 6th January, 2013. He said that for further information one can visit departmental website http://ceohimachal.nic.in., besides on Toll Free No. 1950.
He said that special meeting of Gram Sabhas in all Vidhan Sabha Constituencies would be held on 2nd October,2013 to make the voter lists more transparent ,besides special meetings would also be held at ward level in urban areas.
Narender Chauhan also infirmed that a toll free call centre at the Headquarter level had been set up for information regarding registration and deletion of names, making corrections in the photo electoral rolls and making duplicate voter photo identity cards.
He said that calls can be made on toll free no. 1950 from landline/mobile phone with in the State and on 0177-1950 from outside the State on any working day from 10 AM to 5 PM.