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Assam: EC sets new deadline of January 17 as final date for publication of electoral rolls

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Assam: The Election Commission of India, ECI, has set a new deadline of January 17 for the publication of Assam’s electoral rolls.

The deadline for the final publication of the Electoral Roll in the ongoing Special Summary Revision has been pushed back to January 17, 2023.

Notably, the date of the final publication of the electoral roll in Assam’s ongoing Special Summary Revision, 2023 has been pushed back from January 16, 2023 to January 17, 2023.

The Election Commission of India has announced that the Assam Electoral Roll Final Publication will now take place on January 17, 2023. (Tuesday).

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The schedule for other activities in Special Summary Revision, 2023 will not change.

 

Previously, the Election Commission of India (ECI) began delimitation of Assembly and Parliamentary constituencies in Assam in accordance with Section 8A of the RP Act of 1950.

The 2001 Census figures will be used to readjust Assembly and Parliamentary constituencies in the state.

Earlier on December 14, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma stated in an interview with media  that the delimitation process in Assam would begin within a month.

Election Commissioners Anup Chandra Pandey and Arun Goel directed the Chief Electoral Officer of Assam to take the matter up with the state government and issue a complete ban on the creation of new administrative units beginning January 1, 2023, until the state’s delimitation exercise is completed. Census figures (2001) shall be used for the purpose of readjustment of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies in the State, as mandated by Article 170 of the Constitution. Seats will be reserved for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in accordance with Articles 330 and 332 of the Indian Constitution.

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