Special Summary Revision-2023
Dispur,Rongili Barta- Election Commission of India led by Chief Election Commissioner Shri. Rajiv Kumar and Election Commissioner Shri. Anup Chandra Pandey nationally launched the Special Summary Revision-2023 from Pune, to focus on Urban & Youth Apathy and Purification of Electoral Rolls. An error free updated electoral roll is a pre-requisite for a smooth, free and fair election. Annual Special Summary Revision is conducted across the country to ensure enrollment of newly eligible voters. The Commission Flagged Off a Cycle Rally – “Pedal for Participative Elections” from Balewadi Stadium Pune. An exhibition on Voter Awareness Messages was inaugurated at Savitri Bai Phule University. Chief Electoral Officer Assam, Nitin Khade, also flagged-off, a Cycle Rally with the theme “Pedal for Participative Elections” in the early morning hours of 9th November, 2022. The Rally was Flagged-Off from Dispur Secretariat Play Ground and covered the route from Dispur to Bhangagarh, Bhangagarh to Khanapara and finally from Khanapara to the starting point at Dispur. Around 400 participants from various walks of life participated in the “Pedal for Participative Elections” Rally. The Chief Electoral Officer before Flagging-Off the Rally, emphasized on the importance of the Special Summary Revision and that of a Participative and Inclusive Elections. A Theme Song made for the Special Summary Revision-2023, was also launched before Flagging-Off the Rally. Later in the day, the Chief Electoral Officer Assam participated in a Special Session of Chunav Pathshala, which is a platform to engage the community members, through interesting activities and hands on experience to sensitize them on their electoral rights and familiarize them with the electoral process of registration and voting, at Polling Station No: 132, 133, 134 & 135 (all located at Kendriya Vidyalaya Khanapara) under No. 52 Dispur Assembly Constituency, in Kamrup Metropolitan Election District. The Chief Electoral Officer-Assam also held a meeting with representatives of Political Parties in his office to emphasize on the importance of the Special Summary Revision, important dates of the SSR and publication of the Draft Electoral Roll. The District Election Officers, Electoral Registration Officers and Booth Level Officers also organized various programs on this day of publication of the draft electoral roll in their respective area of jurisdiction. The integrated draft electoral roll of Special Summary Revision w.r.t 01/01/2023 as the qualifying date is published on 9th November, 2022 in respect of all the 126 Legislative Assembly Constituencies of Assam. The total electors in the draft electoral roll are 2,38,81,196, out of which 1,20,26,588 are male and 1,18,54,608 are female. The total number of electors in the last published final electoral roll was 2,37,10,834. There is an overall increase of 0.77% of electors.
• While the Population Gender Ratio in the state is 958, the overall Elector Gender Ratio in the state is 986.
• The Elector Population Ratio in the state as on 09/11/2022 is 632.
• The Photo Coverage in the electoral roll as on 09/11/2022 is 99.59%.
• The EPIC coverage in the electoral roll is 99.99%.
The period for filing claims & objections is from 09/11/2022 to 08/12/2022. Disposal of claims & objections will be completed by 26/12/2022. The final publication of Photo Electoral Roll will be on 05/01/2023. Election Commission of India has introduced four qualifying dates from the current Special Summary Revision. The four qualifying dates are 1 st January 2023, 1 st April 2023, 1 st July 2023 and 1st October 2023. prospective electors above 17 years of age will be able to apply in advance for registration of their names in the electoral roll starting from 9 th November 2022. However, their applications will be processed only on or after any of the aforementioned qualifying dates on which they attain 18 years of age. For registration of names, deletion of names or objection to inclusion of name in the electoral roll and correction of entries, the voters or prospective electors can download Voter Helpline App or login to www.nvsp.in or they may contact their respective Booth Level Officers (BLOs). The Chief Electoral Officer Assam, appeals to all prospective electors to come forward and apply for registration.