Gangtok, January 18, 2013
In accordance with the directives of Election Commission of India the Special Summary Revision of Electoral Rolls with reference to 1.1.2013 as the qualifying date has been commence in Sikkim with effect from 1st October 2012 to register the names of the persons who attained the age of 18 years as on the qualifying date, said an official statement.
Correction of names, deletion and shifting of names were also done during the Summary Revision. The final publication of Photo Electoral Rolls in all the 536 polling booths in the state has been made on January 15.
According to official statement, the total electors at the time of draft publication of Electoral rolls made on October 1, 2012 was 3,30,043. There has been an increase of 18,741 voters during the Summary Revision of Electoral Rolls 2013. Total numbers of deletion from the draft roll in 2012 and the total correction made in the Electoral Roll is 3,787. After the final publication of Electoral Roll the total number of electors in Sikkim is 3,46,763.
The electors can access detail information from the CEO’s website www.ceosikkim.nic.in and can also call at the toll free number 1950 for further information.
The newly registered electors in the electoral roll will be facilitated with the Electoral Photo Id-cards on the occasion of National Voters Day on January 25 in all the Polling Stations, district headquarters and at the State Level function.
Booth Level Officers of concerned polling booth will distribute the EPIC in the functions organised in the polling stations. Eligible electors whose names have been enrolled in the electoral roll can now collect their EPIC from their respective booth level officers, officials said.