As per the draft electoral rolls released here by Collector V. Sampath , there are 24,51,391 voters in Villupuram district. Of them, 12,38,805 are men, 12,12,385 women and 201 others.

Of the 11 Assembly segments Uludurpet has the highest number of 2,50,302 voters and Mailam the lowest number of 1,98,728 voters in the district.

At least in three assembly segments women voters outnumber men as follows: Tindivanam (Reserve): men – 1,03,560 and women – 1,03,998; Vanur (Reserve): men – 1,04,607 and women – 1,04,623, and, Villupuram – men – 1,15,253 and women 1,17,538.

The segment-wise voters are as follows: Ginjee – Men – 1,17,369, women – 1,17,330, others – 14, total – 2,34,713; Mailam – Men – 1,00,749, women – 97,967, others – 12, total – 1,98,728, Tindivanam (Reserve) – Men – 1,03,560, women – 1,03,998, others – 8, total – 2,07,566, Vanur (Reserve) – Men – 1,04,607, women – 1,04,623, others – 13, total – 2,09,243, Villupuram – Men – 1,15,253, women – 1,17,538, others – 29, total – 2,32,820, Vikkiravandi – Men – 1,03,200, women – 1,01,442, others – 12, total – 2,04,654 Thirukkoilur – Men – 1,11,712, women – 1,07,237, others – 13, total – 2,18,962,

Ulundurpet – Men – 1,27,915, women – 1,22,417, others – 20, total – 2,50,352,

Rishivandhiyam – Men – 1,16,546, women – 1,09,646, others – 42, total – 2,26,234,

Sankarapuram – Men – 1,15,225, women – 1,11,778, others – 22, total – 2,27,025, and

Kallakurichi (Reserve) – Men – 1,22,669, women – 1,18,409, others – 16, total – 2,41,094.

The Collector said that the draft rolls would be on display at the offices of the Revenue Divisional Officers, Polling and Assistant Polling Officials, Municipalities, polling stations, registered residents’ associations and in gram sabha meetings to be held on October 2 and 5.

Petitions would be received on working days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. till October 30 for fresh enrolment, and making addition, deletion and correction in the rolls. Special camps would also be held on October 6, 20, and 27 from 9.30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mr Sampath also noted that those who would be completing 18 years of age as on January 1, 2014 would be eligible to become voters.

They should be residents of the same area and produce age and residence proofs such as transfer certificates and ration cards.

Changes in the rolls could be made either through the empanelled private browsing centres or on the Election Commission portal www.election.tn.gov.in.

Various forms ought to be submitted for the changes: for first time enrolment and change of address from one Assembly segment to another – Form 6, for non-resident Indians – Form 6A, for deletion – Form 7, for changing the address within the same segment – Form 8A, and for corrections in regard to name, sex, age and photograph – Form 8.

Cuddalore

District Revenue Officer P. Manoharan released the draft rolls in Cuddalore that has a total of 17,72,990 voters, including 8,97,485 men, 8,75,499 women and 6 others. The segment wise voters are as follows:

Thittakudi (Reserve) – Men – 94,205, women – 92,360, total – 1,86,565,

Vriddhachalam – Men – 1,04,897, women – 1,00,910, others – 3, total – 2,05,810,

Neyveli – Men – 91,111, women – 87,204, total – 1,78,315,

Panruti – Men – 1,01,534, women – 1,02,053, total – 2,03,587,

Cuddalore – Men – 98,203, women – 1,00,398, others – 1, total – 1,98,602,

Kurinjipadi – Men – 99,257, women – 95,289, total – 1,94,546,

Bhuvanagiri – Men – 1,09,010, women – 1,05,009, total – 2,14,019,

Chidambaram – Men – 1,01,388, women – 1,00,929, total – 2,02,317,

Kattumannarkoil (Reserve) – Men – 97,880, women – 91,347, others – 2, total – 1,89,229.

Of the nine Assembly constituencies, Bhuvanagiri has the highest number of 2,14,019 voters and Neyveli the lowest number of 1,78,315 voters. In the constituencies of Panruti and Cuddalore, women voters outnumber men.

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