60.26% people, including 11,000 Brus in Mizoram voter list 
Mizoram has a total number of 7,99,328 electorates in eight out of eleven districts of the stateFile image

60.26% people, including 11,000 Brus in Mizoram voter list 

Election department officials said that there is an increase of 1.97 per cent in the number of voters after revision of the electoral roll

Aizawl: Mizoram has enrolled about 60.26 per cent of its total population of about 11 lakh in the voter list released on Friday. The list includes names of 11,847 Brus.

Speaking to EastMojo, chief elctoral officer, Ashish Kundra said, “Names of Brus would be deleted from the electoral roll of the state as per provisions of the Representation of People Act, 1951. We would also need clearances from the Election Commission. Moreover, the Brus have been living in camps under the home ministry. Due process would be followed before deleting the names”.

According to state assistant chief electoral officer Lalrinpuia, there were a total of 11, 847 Bru voters, including 5,786 female voters in the six transit camps in Tripura.

He said that Mamit has the highest Bru voters at 8,987, followed by Kolasib district at 1,979 voters while 881 voters were from Lunglei district.

Those Bru voters, who have returned to Mizoram during the final repatriation last year have been added in the final roll of their respective villages in Mizoram, he added.

Election department officials said that there is an increase of 1.97 per cent in the number of voters after revision of the electoral roll which was conducted between 6 December 2019 to 15 January this year.

Mizoram has a total number of 7,99,328 electorates in eight out of eleven districts of the state, they said.

Female voters outnumbered their male counterpart by 20,842 and the male-female voter ratio was 1054:1000.

There were 4,10,085 women voters against 3,89,243 male voters across the state.

The three newly created districts Saitual, Hnahthial and Khawzawl have not been included in the final roll as assembly constituencies under these districts are yet to be delimitated in consultation with the Election Commission of India (ECI), officials said.

There were 4,881 service voters and 20,492 first time voters comprising of 10,586 males and 9906 females.

Young voters in the age group of 20-29 constituted the highest at 2,50,763 while senior citizen above 80 years has the least voters at 11,593 votes.

According to state assistant chief electoral officer Lalrinpuia, there were a total of 11, 847 Bru voters, including 5,786 female voters in six transit camps in Tripura.

He said that Mamit has the highest Bru voters at 8,987, followed by Kolasib district at 1,979 voters while 881 voters were from Lunglei district.

According to the final roll, Aizawl district has the highest number of voters among eight districts at 3,00,394 followed by Lunglei district at 1,08,735 and the least number of voters was in Siaha district at 40,658 votes.

Mizoram has 40 assembly constituencies and at a present there are 1,222 polling stations across the state.

No of voters in eight districts
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