Maharashtra civic polls: Goof ups prevent many from voting

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Pune, Feb 17: Goof ups in name, address prevented many voters from casting their votes in the civic election held on Thursday, Feb 16.

The voters blamed Pune Municipal Corporation for the botches in the voters list. According to the voters, they found that their addresses, names and sex were wrongly registered, said a report in Mid DAY.

"We shifted to NIBM about two years ago from Ramtekdi. However, the address mentioned in the voting list is that of our previous residence. As a result, we were given constituency at Ramtekdi for voting," said Mohammed P (72).

"Why would we vote for candidates in Ramtekdi when we don't live there but reside in NIBM Road?" he asked.

According to Mohammed P, he was disappointed after he cast his vote in the previos PMC polls. "Despite calling the helpline number 9225320011 the errors were not rectified," he said.

Polling across Maharashtra for the civic polls began peacefully on Thursday, Feb 16.

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