Shimla, Apr 3 (UNI) State Election Commissioner R Bhattacharya today said the commission has notified the programme for special revision of electoral rolls for the conduct of bye-elections to fill up the vacant constituencies (ward) of the Himachal Pradesh Panchayati Raj Institutions with Jan 1, 2008 as qualifying date for inclusion of names of eleigible electors.
She said that as per the programme, draft electoral rolls prepared during previous year would be published by April 21, 2008. She said that claims and objections could be filed from April 22 to 28, 2008 and the same would be decided between April 29 to May 5, 2008. She said that appeals could be filed between May 6 to May 12, 2008 and they would be decided between May 13 to May 19, 2008.
Electoral rolls would be finally published by May 21, 2008, she added.
She further said that latest electoral rolls prepared during the previous year would be treated as draft rolls.
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