Odisha has 3,29,83,643 voters in final electoral rolls 2022

Bhubaneswar, Jan 5 (UNI) As per the Final Electoral Rolls, 2022 Odisha has total 3,29,83,643
voters, Chief Electoral Officer(CEO) S K Lohani said on Wednesday.
Lohani said out of which 1,67,96,603 are male electors, 1,61,83,835 are woman electors and
3025 electors belong to Third Gender category.
Total electors in the Final Electoral Rolls of 2021 was 3,25,52,202. As such, there has been anincrease of 4,31,441 electors in the current electoral Rolls, 2022.
The CEO said there has been qualitative improvement in the purity of Electoral rolls afterSpecial Summary Revision, 2022.
The number of non-photo electors which was earlier 3,38,458 has come down to 84,694.Similarly, the gender ratio of the electors in the Electoral Roll has increased from 958 to 964.
The Special Summary Revision of Photo Electoral Rolls, with qualifying date as January 1,2022
was published on Wednesday after completion of the Summary Revision.
In toto 18,65,570 claims and objections were received during the period. Out of this 12,02,101
(64.44 percent) were received online and 6,63,469 (35.56 percent) were received offline.
Lohani said during the Special Summary Revision, 9,50,789 new electors have been enrolled inElectoral Rolls.
As many as 3,82,601 names have been deleted from the Electoral Rolls and correction records
of 3,82,601 electors have been done.
The CEO said while there were 4,10,076 electors in the age group of 18-19 in the Final ElectoralRolls, 2021 the number has increased to 5,23,774 in the Final Electoral Rolls, 2022.
The major highlight of Special Summary Revision, 2022 is the substantial increase in receipt ofOn-line applications from 7 percent in Summary Revision, 2021 to 66.44 percent during thecurrent revision.
Another voter friendly intervention by Election Commission of India this year is the introductionof free of cost door delivery of EPIC through Speed Post in Specially designed envelopes.
An MoU has been signed with the Department of Posts in this regard.
There is a facility for downloading e-EPICs by the newly registered voters having a uniquemobile number which has not been used by any other voter. The citizen can do it by logging in towww.nvsp.in portal and clicking on e-EPIC download.
The CEO said revision of Electoral Roll is now an on-going process. A voter can apply foraddition, deletion or correction of his/her name in the Electoral Roll throughout the year.
Applications can be filed through Voter Helpline Mobile App, www.nvsp.in portal in the online mode
or by contacting concerned Booth Level Officers (BLOs), he said.

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