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11.21 lakh EPICs have been issued

Chamarajanagar: The Chamarajanagar parliamentary constituency has over 14.16 lakh voters, according to the revised electoral rolls submitted to the State Election Commission. The constituency is reserved for a Scheduled Caste candidate.

Following the process of redrawing of Assembly constituencies and revision of voters’ list, the total number of voters in the Chamarajanagar parliamentary constituency is 14,16,973, according to a press release issued here by the district administration.

With 1,88,342 voters (93,240 women), H.D. Kote (ST) Assembly constituency has the highest number of electorate in the district. In the Varuna Assembly constituency, there are 1,83,129 voters (89,214 women). In the Kollegal (SC) Assembly constituency, there are 1,79,775 voters (88,006 women). In the Hanur Assembly constituency, there are 1,78,539 voters (87,476 women). The Gundlepet Assembly constituency has 1,76,295 voters (86,890 women). The Chamarajanagar Assembly constituency has 1,71,927 voters (84,717 women). In the T. Narasipura (SC) Assembly constituency, there are 1,69,608 voters (83,307 women) and the Nanjangud (SC) Assembly constituency has 1,69,358 voters (82,539 women).

Of the 1,644 polling booths to be set up in the Chamarajanagar parliamentary constituency, the Gundlepet Assembly constituency will have 206 booths, followed by 223 booths in H.D. Kote Assembly constituency, 207 booths in Varuna Assembly constituency, 204 booths in Chamarajanagar Assembly constituency, 202 booths in Hanur Assembly constituency, 197 booths each in Nanjangud (SC) and Kollegal (SC) Assembly constituencies and 188 polling booths in T. Narasipur Assembly constituency. A total of 11.21 lakh Electoral Photo Identity Cards have been issued to achieve 79.15 per cent registration. It is said that 82 sectoral magistrates and eight nodal officers have been appointed to oversee the election process.

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