Preliminary Electoral Rolls display to continue till Oct. 10: ECP


ISLAMABAD, Sept. 26 (APP): The display of Preliminary Electoral Rolls (PERs) would continue till October 10 at 11,500 Display Centres across the country, an official of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) said this here on Monday.

Talking to APP, the official said that Registration Officers and Assistant Registration Officers would be available for assistance at all display centres which started working from
September 20 at offices of District Election Commissioners from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (seven days a week).

The main aim of establishing display centres was to correct mistakes in the PERs if identified/indicated.

Out of 11,500 display centres, a total 7,000 display centres have been set up in Punjab, 1900 in Sindh, 1,000 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa/Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and 1,500 in Balochistan for providing facilty to chech/verify their votes.

He asked voters to visit display centres alongwith their Computerised National Identity Cards (CNICs) for enlisting them or correcting mistakes, if any in the Preliminary Electoral Rolls (PERs).

Applications for enrolment/transfer, correction and deletion of votes could be submitted on prescribed forms at display centres.

The correction forms are available at display centres and same could also be downloaded from the website of the Election Commission of Pakistan

He asked general public/voters to get details of their enrolled votes by sending their computerized national identity card (CNIC) number at 8300 through their mobile phones.

The ECP’s door-to-door verification campaign to include the names of New Computerised National Identity Card (NIC) holders in the Preliminary Electoral Rolls was also launched from August 10 to August 29.

The verifying officials had visited permanent addresses of the new CNIC holders for confirmation. The names of deceased voters were also deleted from ERs after confirmation during the campaign. Now the voters lists have been displayed at display centres to correct the ERs from mistakes, if any.