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ECI orders revision of electoral rolls in J&K
Preparations for Assembly Polls
6/21/2024 10:56:55 PM
Early Times Report

Jammu, June 21: To ensure the participation of all eligible voters in the coming Assembly elections, the Election Commission has instructed the update of electoral rolls in Jammu and Kashmir as part of preparations for the upcoming Assembly elections. The qualifying date for this update is set for July 1, 2024.
This step marks the beginning of preparations for the assembly elections in J&K. Additionally, the Commission has started preparations for the forthcoming assembly polls in Haryana, Maharashtra, and Jharkhand. The electoral roll update will begin on July 1 as the qualifying date for these states.
Previously, a special summary revision of electoral rolls took place across all states and Union Territories with January 1, 2024, as the qualifying date. Following amendments to the Representation of the People Act, 1950, which now allows for four qualifying dates per year, the Commission has chosen a second Special Summary Revision with July 1, 2024, as the qualifying date in Haryana, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, and Jammu and Kas
The Election Commission has instructed the update of electoral rolls in J&K as part of preparations for the upcoming Assembly elections.
The qualifying date for this update is set for July 1, 2024, this step marks the beginning of preparations.
Previously, a special summary revision of electoral rolls took place across all states and Union Territories with January 1, 2024, as the qualifying date.
The recent Lok Sabha Elections witnessed significant participation from the people of J&K, highlighting their eagerness to engage in democracy.
mir. This decision aims to give eligible citizens ample opportunity to enroll and participate in the upcoming elections.
The Election Commission emphasizes that updated and inclusive electoral rolls are essential for ensuring free, fair, and credible elections.
Furthermore, the General Election to the Legislative Assembly of the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) is also scheduled after the delimitation of constituencies. The recent Lok Sabha Elections witnessed significant participation from the people of J&K, highlighting their eagerness to engage in democracy. The Commission is committed to facilitating peaceful and united participation, allowing citizens to shape their future and governance. Soon, the Assembly election process in J&K will commence.
The Commission firmly believes that pure, inclusive, and updated electoral rolls form the foundation of free, fair, and credible elections. To ensure the accuracy of the electoral roll, the Commission is emphasizing intensive pre-revision activities before publishing the draft electoral roll.
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