EC tells states to prepare flawless electoral rolls

New Delhi, Dec 15 : In view of the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission (EC) has asked the states and the union territories to prepare error-free electoral rolls, said a letter, dated Dec 11, released Sunday.

"An accurate error-free electoral roll is the cornerstone of free and fair elections," it stated. The letter has instructions for preparing flawless electoral rolls.

Speaking at a thinktank in the US, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) V.S. Sampath had said Saturday that EC has started preparations for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Around 780 million people are likely to cast their votes at over 800,000 polling booths using over 1.18 million electronic voting machines in the general elections, likely to be held April-May next year.

The CEC also said the new Lok Sabha would be formed by June 1, 2014.

--IANS (Posted on 15-12-2013)

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