Purification drive of electoral rolls from March 1

The Election Commission will start "authentication and purification drive" of the electoral rolls from March 1, it was announced Sunday.

IANS| Updated: Feb 15, 2015, 23:33 PM IST

New Delhi: The Election Commission will start "authentication and purification drive" of the electoral rolls from March 1, it was announced Sunday.

Chief Election Commissioner H.S. Brahma made the announcement while inaugurating a workshop on linking of Aadhaar with electoral roll database in Hyderabad Saturday, a statement issued here said.

He asked all officers to come up with suitable action plan to expedite the mission so that it could be completed by Aug 15 this year.