A special booth has been opened at the Delhi Pavilion of the India International Trade Fair (IITF) underway here by election officials to facilitate voters, especially young people, as part of the special summary review exercise officials said Thursday.
Delhi’s special summary revision of the voters list with January 1, 2022 as a qualifying date began on November 1 Delhi CEO Ranbir Singh previously said and asserted that election officials will conduct the exercise as a festival of one month for the electorate.
A special voter facilitation booth was opened at the ongoing IITF Delhi pavilion in Pragati Maidan. As the event sees a large number of young people, this decision was taken to help voters who are 18 before the deadline or who have already turned but not registered on the voters list, in addition to other sections of the electorate, ” Singh told PTI on Thursday.
He said the idea behind opening the booth at the IITF is also to reach out to many female voters, including young women.
The special stand is the result of an initiative by the New Delhi District Election Officer (DEO) office, he said.
After a one-year hiatus, the IIITF will be held in Pragati Maidan in the nation’s capital from November 14-27, with “Atmanirbhar Bharat” as the theme, the Commerce Ministry announced in early October.
The IIITF is a huge attraction for the Delhites. A special booth has been set up at the Delhi pavilion in India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO), Pragati Maidan for the dissemination of information regarding the revision of the Special Summary-2022.
New Delhi DEO Monica Priyadarshini told PTI that the special booth set up at the Delhi pavilion has “dedicated staff” deployed to educate visitors about the Voter Helpline app, which is the easiest way to any type of service related to voters.
The response from visitors to this stand has been very encouraging, she said: âMany young people have requested new voter cards from the help desk through the ‘Voters Helpline’ app. In less than two minutes, they can register as new voters, ” she added.
The show did not take place in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was the second time in history that the IIITF was not organized. The first time this happened was in 1980.
Visitors were allowed in the Business Days category, November 14-18, and for general public days, it will now open from Friday to November 27.
During this fiscal year, anyone who is 18 years of age or over on or before January 1, 2022 will be able to register as an elector. The final roll will be released on January 5.
Delhi CEO’s office will hold special camps on November 27-28 at all polling stations in the city to facilitate voter registration, as part of the Special Summary Review (SSR) exercise, said on Tuesday. officials.
According to the draft roll published on November 1, 2021, the total number of voters stands at 1,47 95,949, according to data shared by the Office of the Director General.
There is a decrease in the number of male and female voters in the draft list compared to that released on Jan.15, according to data shared by the Delhi CEO.
The number of male, female and third sex voters is 80 88 031; 67 06 570; and 948 respectively, according to the draft role released on November 1.
The numbers for the January 15 roll were 81,58,180; 67,38,976 and 913, respectively.
Delhi’s latest voters list was released in January 2021, according to which the total number of eligible voters in the city was then over 1.48 crore.
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