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Loss of voting rights

Loss of voting rights
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Even though 28,123 voters have been removed from the list, they would still be able to cast their vote in the Assembly polls as the rule does not apply in these elections The people whose names were removed from the electoral rolls was based on the premises that they were living illegally in central government lands

Even though 28,123 voters have been removed from the list, they would still be able to cast their vote in the Assembly polls as the rule does not apply in these elections. The people whose names were removed from the electoral rolls was based on the premises that they were living illegally in central government lands.

The issue generated a lot of bad blood and the Congress Party cadre has been raking up the issue time and again. It may be mentioned here that an electoral verification drive by the Election Commission of India was conducted in the Cantonment in the last few months. Leaving out GHMC areas, the Cantonment’s eight wards have nearly 1.8-2 lakh voters.

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