Chandigarh: Chief Electoral officer Punjab Dr. S. Karuna Raju at this time made it clear that in case of correction of typographical/clerical error dedicated on half of ERO, no fee for challenge of replacement of EPIC will be charged from the elector.
Informing this right here at this time Dr. Raju stated that usually, discrepancies in elector’s particulars would come to the discover of the Electoral Registration Officer (ERO) at two levels. One is at information entry stage, earlier than last publication of electoral roll, and second one is after last publication of electoral roll.
Dr. Raju stated that if ERO has observed a typographical/clerical error on the information entry stage, earlier than the ultimate publication of electoral roll, the ERO will check with Form-6 of the involved applicant in ERO-NET, reverse the method of ER updation and proper the entries on the premise of the identical as talked about in Form-6.
In Case of typographical/clerical errors delivered to ERO’s discover by elector by means of an intimation letter/mail after last publication of roll, the ERO will check with the elector’s Form-6, if obtainable in ERO-Net; and proceed to make correction on the subject of entries talked about in Form-6. If no Form-6 is accessible in ERO’s report or there’s a mistake made by elector in Form-6 itself, ERO will ship a written reply/mail to the stated elector to submit the request in Form-8. A replica of Form-8 will additionally be despatched with the communication. It ought to be famous that no correction in any entry of elector shall be made after last publication of electoral roll with out referring to Form-6, if obtainable, or with out acquiring Form-8 in case Form 6 shouldn’t be traceable or elector has made a mistake in Form-6 itself.
In case of correction of typographical/clerical error dedicated on half of ERO, no fee will be charged for challenge of replacement EPIC from the elector.