The Election Commission of India has announced Special Summary Revision of Electoral Rolls.
The draft rolls will be published today in all the districts in the Designated Locations (mostly polling station locations which are school buildings). The
rolls are also hosted on the website: elections.tn.gov.in. Copies of the Rolls will be handed
over to the Recognized Political Parties by the District Election Officers.
Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer Sathyabrada Sahu on Thursday chaired a meeting with representatives of recognised parties at the Secretariat in Chennai to get their views on the release of the draft rolls.
Sources said those who have completed 18 years as on January 2018 are eligible to include their name in the list.
Any other changes including addition and deletion of names can also be made in the special camps which will be held across the State on 9 and 23 September and 7 and 14 October. The camps will be held from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm.
As per the final rolls of previous Special Summary Revision, 2018 published on 10.01.2018, the total electorate of Tamil Nadu was 5.86 crores (Male: 2.90 Crores; Female:2.96 Crores; Third Gender: 5197).
As per the draft electoral rolls of Special Summary Revision of Electoral Rolls of intensive nature, 2019, published on Thursday, the total electorate in Tamil Nadu is 5.82 Crores (Male: 2.88 Crores; Female: 2.94 Crores; Third Gender: 5184).