Special Correspondent

They are updated keeping January 1, 2008 as qualifying date

CUDDALORE: The draft final electoral rolls, after carrying out necessary changes and corrections, for all nine Assembly constituencies in the district have been put up for public view in the taluk offices, local bodies and in the polling stations.

During the period from July 21, 2008 to August 21, 2008 a total of 1,04,244 applications were received in Form 6 (for addition, deletion and correction) and after due verification 71,536 were found eligible, according to a statement released from the Collectorate.

As per the new lists there are 14,77,809 voters in the district, including 7,50,043 men and 7,27,766 women. The constituency-wise voters are as follows:

Thittakudi –total 1,58,618, of whom 79,149 are men and 79,469 women; Vriddhachalam – 1,72,234 (87,739 men and 84,495 women); Neyveli – 1,42,358 (73,072 men and 69,286 women); Panruti – 1,70,359 (85,670 men and 84,689 women).

Cuddalore – 1,56,565 (78,172 men and 78,393 women); Kurinjipadi – 1,60,549 (82,337 men and 78,212 women); Bhuvanagiri – 1,87,716 (96,080 men and 91,636 women); Chidambaram – 1,64,499 (83,235 men and 81,264 women), and, Kattumannarkoil – 1,64,911 (84,589 men and 80,322 women).

Staff Reporter from Tiruvannamalai writes:

Total number of voters in all eight Assembly constituencies in Tiruvannamalai district is 14,19,413 according to Special Final Electoral Roll released here on Monday.

District Collector G.Thamarai released the roll in an event held in the Collectorate. Tiruvannamalai RDO Arjunan received the first copy of the roll that was updated keeping 1.1.2008 as qualifying date.

96,029 new voters have been added in the final list while the names of 50,371 voters have been deleted due to various reasons including migration, death etc.

As far as sex ratio of the roll is concerned female voters outnumber male voters. While the total number of female voters is 7,11,662 aggregate of male voters is only 7,07,751.

Number of voters in each of the eight assembly constituencies in Tiruvannamalai district: Chengam-1,82,650; Tiruvannamalai-1,77,163; Kilpennathur-1,79,940; Kalasapakkam-1,59,767; Polur-1,75,200; Arni-1,84,559; Cheyyar-1,85,631; Vandavasi- 1,74,503.