Over 120,000 duplications detected in Delhi electoral rolls
The Election Commission of India (ECI) has detected over 120,000 duplications in the electoral rolls of Delhi.
New Delhi: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has detected over 120,000 duplications in the electoral rolls of Delhi.
In an official release, the ECI said that a number of steps have been taken to prevent bogus voting in upcoming assembly polls.
The ECI was responding to complaints by the Aam Aadmi Party and the Congress that Delhi's electoral rolls carried names of a large number of bogus voters.
Replying to both parties, the ECI said 120,605 duplications have been noticed in the electoral rolls. It informed both parties that while 89,017 entries have been rectified and published in the final publication of electoral rolls, the rest will be published in the supplementary list to be available on the last date of nomination.
The move comes ahead of plans to announce assembly elections in Delhi.