Camps will be held across Madhya Pradesh to look into complaints regarding absence of names from electoral rolls ahead of the LS polls

Error-free electoral rolls will be prepared this time in Madhya Pradesh via complaint redressal camps for voters, ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, as per directives of the Election Commission of India.

According to an official release in Bhopal on Monday, these camps will be held across the State to look into complaints regarding absence of names from electoral rolls. This was stated by Additional Chief Electoral Officer V. L. Kanta Rao while interacting with Collectors and District Election Officers in Bhopal on Sunday.

Mr. Rao said complaints have been received that some voters could not cast their franchise in the November 25 MP Assembly elections despite possessing voter ID cards since their names were either missing from electoral rolls or were removed erroneously/deliberately.

Collectors have been asked to ensure compliance of the Commission’s directives in letter and spirit and orders have been issued to undertake wide publicity before holding complaint redressal camps. Authorised Officers will sit with electoral rolls at these camps and ensure that voters’ names are included. They will also cross-check the names of voters that have been deleted erroneously.