Getting prepared to hold elections to Council

Election officials were preparing itself to hold elections to Tamil Nadu Legislative Council, e state Chief Electoral Officer Naresh Gupta said Friday.

Updated: Jun 04, 2010, 15:59 PM IST

Coimbatore: Election officials were preparing
itself to hold elections to Tamil Nadu Legislative Council, e
state Chief Electoral Officer Naresh Gupta said Friday.

The Parliament had given its nod for setting up Council
and once Tamil Nadu government was ready, Election Commission
would announce the date for the poll, he told reporters here.

He was here to review various works related to electoral
list.

The department had received over 47 lakh applications from
voters for addition, deletion and change of address, he said,
adding, action has been taken with regard to 43.40 lakh.

Of the 17.71 lakh applications for deletion, action has
been taken with regard to 15.60 lakh applications, he said.

PTI