Doti, July 20 – The District Election Office has started compiling and updating the voter list in the district. The office has urged the citizens at all the nine local levels to come to the office with proof to register their names, correct their date of birth and change their place of residence.
Chief of the office, Dal Bahadur Malasi, informed that the office has started the work of updating from July 16 in collaboration with the representatives of the political parties and local level people’s representatives. The total number of voters in the district is one lakh 17 thousand 617, according to the office. He said that political parties and local bodies have been requested to update the names.
In the election of the House of Representatives held in 2074 BS, there were 57,400 women and 49,143 men voters in the district. The office estimates that the number of voters will be one lakh 17 thousand 617 at present. The office has requested all the political parties to help in updating the list of the newcomers.
During the update, if the name is repeated, death, change of place, change of name of husband and wife (to correct) and any other error in the list will be corrected, the office said. In that election, 69,032 votes were cast for the House of Representatives and 69,149 for the proportional system.