Rajasthan News

Over 6 lakh women enroll in Rajasthan voter list to improve sex ratio

by RajasthanDirect
Apr 19, 2013

The Rajasthan election department has identified over six lakh unregistered eligible women voters, to be enrolled in the electoral roll.

“In a bid to improve sex ratio in the voter list, the department made special efforts and focused on identifying women voters in different parts of the state. We have so far identified 6,22,498 eligible women voters,” Chief Election officer Ashok Kumar Jain said on Thursday.

Jain informed that the sex ratio in electoral roll published in January this year was 874 and with the special efforts and enrolment of these voters, the sex ratio will now improve to 890 in the list.

He said that maximum number of women– 36,497, were identified in Bhilwara whereas other voters were identified from Sri Ganganagar, Alwar, Banswara, Baran, Barmer, Bharatpur, Bikaner, Bundi, Chittorgarh, Churu, Dausa and Dholpur districts.

“The efforts are going on and district election registration officers and booth level officers have been directed to aware people of the importance of becoming a valid voter,” he added.

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