2.37 crore electors’ names feature in Assam final electoral roll

Guwahati: The names of 2.37 crore electors feature in thefFinal electoral roll 2022 published by Assam chief electoral officer Nitin Khade here on Wednesday.

Of the 2,37,10,834 final electors, 1,19,56211 are male, 1,17,54,222 are female electors and 401 are transgender.

It may be mentioned that the Integrated Draft Electoral Roll was published on November 1, 2021, comprising 2,34,02,833 electors. Thereafter, the process of claims and objections commenced till November 30, 2021, and was finally disposed of by December 20, 2021.

“During the process of Special Summary Revision 2022, a total of 5, 25, 729 forms (Form 6) were received for enrolment as New Voter, out of which 5,00,791 were accepted, and 24,938 have been rejected,” an official statement here said.

Additionally, 2,02,430 numbers of Form 7 were received, either for deletion of an entry or to object to a name in the draft electoral roll. Of this figure, 1,92,790 forms have been accepted and 9,640 rejected. The Net addition in the final electoral roll over the draft electoral roll is 3,08,001 (1.32 per cent).

“According to the Final Publication, the Electoral Population Ratio (RPR) in the Final Electoral Roll, 2022, is 635, and the Gender Ratio (GR) stands at 983. The EPR and GR saw an improvement over the Draft ER, wherein the EPR and GR were 626 and 979 respectively,” the statement issued by the CEO, Assam, said.

Besides, the total number of electors in the age cohort of 18 to 19 years, is 479133. The total number of electors over the age of 80 years is 3,01, 110 while that of persons with disabilities is 1,63,151, out of which 83,308 are male, 79, 828 female while 15 are transgender.

“Extensive use of technological interventions was done for maximum voter enrolment and engagement in an effort towards building an all-inclusive electoral process under the aegis of the Election Commission of India,” the statement said.

Electors are also enrolled by uploading their forms through Voter Helpline App (VHA), National Voter Service Portal and Online Voters Registration Portal.

To ensure faster, smarter, transparent and timely completion of work, the booth-level officers made extensive use of the GARUDA app, which further helped in paperless work.

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