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BJP demands probe into missing of names from electoral list

The Maharashtra unit of BJP has demanded a probe into the missing of large number of voters' names from the electoral list in Mumbai.
PTI | By Press Trust of India, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 28, 2004 09:35 PM IST

The Maharashtra unit of BJP on Wednesday demanded a high level probe into the missing of large number of voters' names from the electoral list in Mumbai as it raises suspicion.

"The missing of large number of voters name from the electoral list in Mumbai raises suspicion and a high level probe should be conducted in it," the state BJP sources said in a memorandum submitted to the Chief Electoral Officer RK Bhargava in Mumbai.

The sources said the Election Commission should hold an inquiry of the persons involved in the formation of electoral list as names of two lakh voters is estimated to be missing from the electoral list.

The mistakes in the electoral list have been pointed out to the Chief Electoral officer with including the missing of voters name having electoral identity card, the sources said.

The state BJP said the chief electoral officer has assured of looking into the matter after completion of the entire process of Lok Sabha elections.

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