43% of voter lists verification completed

'Preliminary electoral lists will be printed from January 6 to January 25'


Mohammad Zafar November 26, 2021
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Provincial Election Commissioner of Balochistan Fayyaz Hussain Murad has said that the election commission has completed 43 per cent verification of voter lists.

During a press conference on Wednesday, he highlighted that the revision work of electoral rolls has been started before the general elections of 2023.

“The lists have been verified. In Balochistan, door-to-door verification of voters will be completed by December 6 after which the process of voter data entry will begin which will last for 30 days, from December 7 to January 5,” the Balochistan election commissioner said.

“Preliminary electoral lists will be printed from January 6 to January 25.”

Murad added that applications for verification and objections can be submitted on these lists till February 24.

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“The revising authority will make its decision on the applications. Data entry of the corrected votes will be done from March 12 to March 23 and the final electoral rolls will be published on April 13,” he said.

The provincial election commissioner informed reporters that in 34 districts of Balochistan, 278 assistant registration officers, 97 revising authorities, 831 supervisors, 3,275 staff verifiers, while 1,473 display centers and 1,473 display center incharges have been posted in Balochistan.

Murad also said that provincial election commission officials visited Surab District and Makran Division to monitor the review work and also met the district election commissioners.

He concluded that the provincial government has been given time and time again to legislate for local body elections but this had been not done since three years.

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