Chandigarh, Jun 30 (PTI) The Election Commission of India will launch a special drive from tomorrow for maximisation of registration of eligible voters in Punjab and to update the electoral rolls. Also Read - Punjab: Night Curfew Imposed in Jalandhar, SBS Nagar, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala | Check What’s Open, What’s Shut?
V K Singh, the Chief Electoral Officer of Punjab, said that in tune with the theme of ‘No voters to be left behind’, the ECI has decided to update the electoral rolls and maximise enrolment of young voters, particularly in the age group of 18 to 19 years, by launching a special drive. Also Read - Amid Surge in Coronavirus Cases, Govt Rushes Central Health Teams to Maharashtra, Punjab | Key Points
He said during the drive, which will end on July 31, eligible people can submit Form 6 at Election Electoral Registration Office or sent it by post or even submit the form online at National Voters’ Service Portal (NVSP). Also Read - Coronavirus in Punjab: Night Curfew Imposed in Jalandhar From Today | Essential Services Allowed
Singh said the form can also be filled by using the ‘Voter Services mobile application’.
The Chief Electoral Officer said that Booth Level Officers (BLOs) shall visit door-to-door visits to collect Form 6 from the applicants, particularly 18-19 age group (extendable to 21 years of age) from July 1 to 31.
Singh said that special camps will be organised on July 9 and July 23 in the state at each polling station to distribute and collect Form 6 from the applicants.
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