SEC completes delimitation process in 14 days

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Bangalore, Mar 14 (UNI)The Karnataka State Election Commission (SEC) has completed the delimitation process in a record 14 days.

Disclosing this to newspersons here today, State Election Commissioner R Ramaseshan said the complete process of delimitation of all the 224 Assembly segments was completed in 12 to 14 days.

He said the completion of the delimitation process had been communicated to the Chief Election Commission.

Mr Ramaseshan said besides completing the delimitation process, the Election Commission machinery was also about to complete the task of preparing electoral rolls in all the Assembly seats.

He said that both delimitation and finalisation of electoral rolls had been undertaken in two phases. In the first phase, addition and exclusion of villages was notified and the recommendation of the Delimitation Commission was taken up before generating electoral rolls.

However, while delimitation process was completed in Bangalore and other city corporation areas, the electoral rolls in urban areas would be completed within next two days.

Replying to a question, Mr Ramaseshan said that approximately 3.98 crore voters are enlisted in the newly prepared electoral list.

Inclusion of new names would be taken up till the election process started.


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