Delhi: 1.7 lakh new voters register at special camps

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New Delhi, March 10: This Lok Sabha election might see 1.7 lakh new voters this year. The special voter registration camps in Delhi on Sunday saw 1.7 lakh new voters submitting enrolment forms.

The Election Commission had announced 11,736 polling stations in 9 districts of Delhi to help the existing voters to verify their details and new ones to register.

Booth Level Officers were deployed at the camps where electoral rolls were pasted for the existing voters and Form 6 was made available for new registrations.

The proceedings were supervised by the senior officers of the office of the Chief Electoral Officer and the District Election Offices. Some of them also made surprise visits at the polling locations in RK Puram, Hanuman Road, Lodhi Estate, Pandara Road.

A cultural programme was also organised in Old Delhi area for a record turnout in the 2014 Lok Sabha election, which will be held in 9-phases between April 7 and May 12.

The counting of votes in all the 543 constituencies, which involve 81.4 crore electorate will be done on May 16.

The last date of new voters' registration is March 12.

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