Deletion of voter names in Telangana: Electoral officer admits to lapses2 min read . Updated: 25 Feb 2019, 08:32 AM IST
- During the 2018 assembly elections, mass deletion of voter names was reported on voting day
- According to data from the CEO’s office, there were 28.1 million voters during the 2014 general (and state) elections in Telangana
HYDERABAD : Validating claims of the opposition parties and activists that a large number of names were deleted from the electoral rolls in Telangana without due diligence in the Greater Hyderabad area in 2015, a Right to Information (RTI) response from the chief electoral office (CEO) said that the then chief had admitted before the Election Commission of India (ECI) that door-to-door verification had not been conducted properly.
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