Voter list in Telangana to be ready by October 8: EC

Vastavam web: Stepping up preparations for the conduct of Assembly elections in Telangana, the EC on Saturday announced that the final voter list will be published on October 8. Telangana’s Chief Electoral Officer Rajat Kumar said under the new schedule, integrated draft electoral roll will be published on September 10. Claims and objections can be filed from September 10 to September 25 while disposal of claims and objections will be taken up on October 4. Updating database and printing of supplement will be completed before October 7.

As per the schedule announced earlier, all new voters who will complete the age of 18 on January 1, 2019, would be eligible to submit applications to include their names in the voter list. The EC has indicated that the polls in Telangana could be held at the year-end along with four other states where elections are due.