Cell sets up for voters registration complaints


District Election Commission (DEC), Rawalpindi has set up a Cell for voters registration complaints, said District Election Commissioner Rawalpindi Shaheen Ghazal on Monday.

She said that the citizens can lodge complaints if any about the voters’ registration on the numbers of the complaint cell including 051-9290177, 051-9290174 and 03337734243.

She informed that the door-to-door voters’ verification campaign was in full swing in Rawalpindi district.

3,454,461 were total registered voters in Rawalpindi district while all persons who were eligible would be registered under the campaign before 2023 general elections, she added.

She said, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) like other parts of the country had started door-to-door voters’ verification and authentication campaign across Rawalpindi district.

Shaheen Ghazal informed that the first phase of the verification campaign would continue till 6th of next month while the second phase of electoral rolls’ verification would commence from Jan 26, next year.

DEC urged the citizens to cooperate with the election commission and take part in the verification process.

She said that the citizens should include their votes, if it is not on the list, or if they want to get their votes transferred.

The verified lists would help in the accomplishment of national duty transparently.
The teams would hand over form-13 to a voter if the vote is not registered or its transfer is sought, she said adding that the citizen will have to return the form to the teams after filling it while the government employees will use form-14.

The authorities concerned were assigned the task to oversee all stages of the revision of electoral rolls in their respective areas.

The preliminary draft of the electoral rolls would be displayed in designated display centers for public review.

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