The office of the CEO has also launched 'cVIGIL ', a programme which allows citizens to keep vigil on the election process and report if model code of conduct is violated. The programme emphasises the proactive and responsible role citizens can play in the conduct of free and fair elections, the CEO said.
There are as many as 1,46,92,136 voters in Delhi this time who can exercise their franchise. Howeve, only those voters will be allowed to vote whose names figure in the electoral rolls.
"We are also advertising to make people aware of their right to vote. We want maximum participation in the electoral process. We have hired icons like cricketer Rishabh Pant and table tennis player Manika Batra for this purpose. Our focus is on holding free and fair elections," Singh said.
The verification and authentication of electoral rolls was completed in September only. 91-92 per cent names were found to be correct. Rest 8-9 per cent voters are either dead or have moved to other locations, the CEO said.
"Our officers are reaching to all nooks and corners of Delhi to make the first time voters aware about the functioning of EVMs," the Delhi CEO said.
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