The Chennai District Election Office has stepped up monitoring of all kiosks to verify whether residents are able to submit requests for inclusion, deletion and correction of voter data during special camps.
As many as 16 surveillance officials, including IAS operatives, checked most of the booths on Saturday to facilitate the inclusion of names on the lists. Chennai Corporation’s Deputy Commissioner (Revenue and Finance) Meghanatha Reddy said officials on Saturday received 23,856 requests from residents of special camps in 16 assembly constituencies in Chennai.
“The number of voters who visited the kiosks increased during this special camp due to the growing interest of voters ahead of the Assembly election. Each kiosk received more than five nominations on Saturday. Some kiosks did not have any. no officials to receive nominations. ” Some officials did not know the streets of the locality. As a result, they were not able to guide the locals. They need training, ”Port MP PKSekar Babu said.
No less than 2,070 nominations were received on Saturday in the RKNagar Assembly constituency. The managers of the stands located in Perambur received 2233 applications, Egmore 948, Royapuram 1111, Harbor 700, Kolathur 2166, Thiru Vi Ka Nagar 1238, Villivakkam 1532, Anna Nagar 2055, Chepauk 1259, Thousand Lights 1137, Mylapore 1132, Virugambakkam 1869agariyagay Saidapet 1432 and Velachery 1637.
On Sunday, oversight officials will visit kiosks to check the availability of requests for the inclusion of names and other requests relating to voters’ lists. Residents are asked to go to their voting booths to verify the names on the lists. Residents who do not have their name on the lists will receive assistance in including names. On Saturday, 18,637 residents submitted Form 6 for the registration of names on the electoral rolls in the 16 constituencies.
No less than 524 requests in Form 7, 2,113 requests in Form 8 and 2,582 requests in Form 8A were received on Saturday.