Dr Saket Dinkar | News Editor
In view of election of local bodies on the direction of State Election Commission, UP Lucknow the newly appointed DM-cum-District Election Officer, Gautam Budha Nagar Sri Manish Verma who recently took charge of the district has ordered to revise electoral roll for local bodies of district Gautam Budha Nagar. Whosoever residing in the district of Gautam Budha Nagar and has attained the age of 18 years as on 1st January 2023 can fill form 6 online after vision state election commission website:sec.up.nic.in or offline to get his/ her name included in the electoral roll of local bodies for district Gautam Budha Nagar.
Ms Vandita Srivastava; Deputy District Election Officer, Gautam Buddha Nagar has stated “electoral roll for local bodies of Gautam Budha Nagar will be under revision in view of forthcoming Local bodies election 2023. Resident of district Gautam Budha Nagar whose is not in the present electoral roll of 22 or any kind of revision and or who has attained the age of 18 on 1st January 23 can get his/her name included in the electoral roll after filling and submitting form 6 to the district election authority or visiting official website of state election commission UP and filing form 6 online . The revised draft electotal roll will be published on 10th March. Inspection of draft electoral roll 23 can be conducted from 11th March to 17th March 23 online on the official website or notice board at the district election office.”
The claims of public regarding revision of names and or inclusion of names of new voters who has attained 18 years as on 1st January 23 can be made online on the official website of Commission sec.up.nic.in or offline after filling and submitting form 6 or form 8 as required. Voters residing in different ward can apply for change in new ward as per their residence after submitting application online or offline. For changing of age in the electoral toll is not required as it will automatically revised.
During that period of electoral roll revision, concerned office of election department will be fully functional even of holidays. Infact Allahabad High Court has directed the state of UP to conduct election of all local bodies before 31st March without revised OBC quota and this has been challenged by a petition filed in this regard; the reservation policies recently made by State Government.
Further the state government has taken a stand to conduct election of local bodies after due reservation to the OBCs and High Court any how wamts to get election of all local bodies in UP be completed before 31st Marvh. As it has also a political issue for many political parties and the rulling BJP in the state don’t want to take any risk ib this regard which may harm its vote bank of some of the OBCs already alligned to BJP.