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Special Summary Revision of Photo Electoral Rollsw.r.t. 01.01.2020 as the qualifying date - Programme - regarding.

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No.23/2019-ERS (Vol.-III)

   Dated: 25th July, 2019


            The Chief Electoral Officers of all States & UTs

            (except Haryana, Jharkhand and Maharashtra)


Subject: -        Special Summary Revision of Photo Electoral Rollsw.r.t. 01.01.2020 as the qualifying date - Programme - regarding.



I am directed to state that as per existing policy, revision of electoral rolls with reference to 1st January of the coming year as the qualifying date is done in later part of each year in all States/UTs (normally in the last quarter of a year) so that final publication of the electoral rolls could be made in the first week of January of the succeeding year. The revision schedule is prepared in such a manner that the electoral rolls are finally published much before National Voters’ Day (25th January of every year) so that EPICs generated for new electors especially young voters ( 18-19 years)  can be distributed to them in ceremonial manner on the day of NVD . The Commission, taking all aspects into consideration, has directed to undertake Special Summary Revision of Photo Electoral Rolls of intensive nature w.r.t. 01.01.2020 as qualifying date in all the States/UTs (except Haryana, Jharkhandand Maharashtra) as per the schedule below:-







Pre- Revision activities



Improvement in the health of Electoral Roll in campaign mode:-

(a.) Removal of DSEs, logical errors, checking of photo quality of elector

(a.)     Electors Verification Programme (EVP) in a campaign mode with the help of SVEEP. During the programme, the citizens may be encouraged to come forward and authenticate existing elector’s details relating thereto, by giving copy of one of the following documents:-

1.      Indian Passport

2.      Driving License, or

3.      Aadhar

4.      Ration card

5.      Any other document as approved by the Commission.

(c.) The citizens will verify their electoral details through “Voter helpline” mobile app, NVSP portal, by visiting Common Service Centres (CSCs) or submitting a hard copy of filled up forms through BLOs to EROs.

(d.) Information/details of un-enrolled citizens/dead/shifted electors etc; to be collected through crowd sourcing. The citizens will give the details through abovementioned sources.



01.08.2019 (Thursday) to 31.08.2019 (Saturday)




House to house verification by BLOs:-

a.       H2H verification through BLOs, where BLOs would verify the information/details collected from citizen through crowd sourcing as well as verification of the same.

b.      BLOs would also collect information/details of un-enrolled/dead/shifted electors.

01.09.2019( Sunday) to 30.09.2019 (Monday)


·         Recasting of Section/Parts,

·         Standardization of addresses

·         capturing of GIS location of PS,

·         Exploration of Alternate Polling Station Locations and confirmation of AMF.

·         Collection of Data/information to be done by BLOs and verification is to be done by AEROs/EROs/DEOs and Roll Observers. Finalisation of  proposed restructuring of section/part boundaries location of polling stations and getting approval of list of polling stations from the Commission thereafter

·         Updation of age-cohort wise projected population.

16.09.2019(Monday) to 15.10.2019(Tuesday)



Publication of Integrated draft electoral roll



Period for filing claims & objections

15.10.2019 (Tuesday) to





Special campaign dates



02.11.2019 (Saturday) &

03.11.2019 (Sunday)

09.11.2019 (Saturday) &

10.11.2019 (Sunday)


Disposal of claims and objections

By 15.12.2019 (Sunday)


Checking of health parameters and obtaining Commission’s permission for final publication

By 25.12.2019(Wednesday)


Updating database and printing of supplements

By 31.12.2019(Tuesday)


Final publication of electoral roll

01.01.2020(Wednesday) to 15.01.2020 (Wednesday) as decided by the Commission.

What's New in Version Thursday 05 September 2019 07:02


Hindi version added

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