Decision Commission begins gathering information on Apr 23 to refresh voter list

The Election Commission will begin gathering information on Apr 23 crosswise over Bangladesh to refresh the voter roll.

Data around 8 million residents will be gathered in this round, authorities expect.

They will gather information on residents who are more than 16 years of age – conceived at the very latest Jan 1, 2003.

They will be selected as voters once they are 18 years of age, as per EC Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed.

After the finish of the way to-entryway information accumulation on May 13, enrollment and gathering of the natives’ fingerprints at assigned focuses will proceed from May 25 to Oct 30.

More than 40,000 surveying stations of the last broad decision will be utilized in the enlistment procedure.

The EC has relegated 52,500 information gatherers, 10,500 chiefs, and 780 right hand enrollment officers for the discretionary move update.

The dates for region savvy information gathering will be declared later.

Dead voters will be dropped from the voter list amid the procedure.

Natives will likewise have the capacity to record applications for exchanging their constituent territories.

Bangladesh has around 104.15 million voters now – over 52.5 million male and about 51.65 million female.

Secretary Helal additionally said they would utilize 42,200 tablet PCs, which were purchased to gather results from the surveying stations with EVMs, in the voter enlistment process.

The commission had rejected the tablets after issues because of moderate web speed and programming inconveniences in the third round of the five-stage Upazila races.

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