Gangtok, January 15: The Election Commission of India conducts Special Summary Revision every year for updation of Electoral Roll. This year the pre-revision activities started from 10.08.2020 and the actual revision commenced from 16.11.2020 to 15.12.2020 with final publication slated on 15.01.2021.
The final publication of Electoral Roll w.r.t 1.1.2021 as the qualifying date was released today by the Joint Chief Electoral officer, Sikkim, Smt. Pema Lhaden Lama in the presence of representatives of recognised political parties.
A soft copy of the Final Roll was handed over to the representatives of recognized political parties.
Final Roll reflected 2.18% net increase in the final roll from the draft electoral roll published on 16.11.2020.
The total number of electors after final publication stands at 4,36,635, Male: 221721, Female: 214914.
This year saw enrolment of 6075 new voters in the age group of 18-19 years and a total of 1973 service voters have also been enrolled so far.
There has been a total addition of 12517 voters and deletion of 3210 voters during this revision.