13.9 lakh Applications received for inclusion on voters list
Cheif electoral officer Anil kumar jha has said that As many as 13.9 lakh applications have been received so far for inclusion on the electoral rolls till sunday,which was the last date.The lok sabha elections in the state will be held on April 17. On sunday itself 2.5 lakh people submitted applications during the special camp organised to speed up the exercise,mr. jha said.
He said that 10.6 lakh citizens,including those living overseas had enrolled till the evening of march 15,and 79,800 had applied online during the last two months.These applications would be examined and there would be spot inspectiom before the Electors photo Identity card (EPIC) were issued.
He said that details pertaining to issuance of EPIC could be found on www.ceokarnataka.kar.in by typing in the name,relationship to other voters in the family,address and constituency. Those who have EPIC could easily get information by typing in the number. Clarifying that there was no change in the date on which the elections would be held,he said polling would be between 7 am and 6 pm.
Courtesy : The Hindu,march 18,2014.