Thursday, August 26, 2021

BLO મતદાર યાદી સુધારણા કાર્યક્રમ 2021 | 26-8-2021

BLO assists eligible citizens to become voters and obtain voter card. ii. BLO provides forms for addition,

deletion and correction of Electoral Roll entries as well as carries out physical verification. iii. BLO interacts with local people/ political parties’ representatives and identifies dead/ shifted electors. iv. BLOs are responsible for mapping of Persons with Disabilities in the electoral roll. v. BLOs ensure EPIC distribution. vi. BLO facilitates display of draft roll/prescribed notices at designated locations, reading of rolls in gram/ ward sabhas. vii. BLO distributes Voter Slip ahead of elections. viii. On the poll day, BLO sits at the Facilitation Desk outside the Polling Station to facilitate voters and also gives undistributed Photo Voter Slip to the respective voters.

For enhanced participation of electors in the electoral process and reducing the electoral malpractices, it is essential to improve the quality of electoral registration process and of the electoral rolls. Booth Level Officer (BLO) is a local Government/Semi-Government official, familiar with the local electors and generally a voter in the same polling area who assists in updating the roll using his local knowledge. In fact, BLO is a representative of Election Commission of India (ECI) at the grass-root level who plays a pivotal role in the process of roll revision and collecting actual field information with regard to the roll corresponding to the polling area assigned to him.

BLO કામગીરી બાબત 

Under Section 13B (2) of Representation of People Act, 1950, BLOs are appointed from amongst the officers of the Govt. /Semi Govt. /Local Bodies. Generally, one BLO is responsible for one part of the electoral roll. From August, 2006 the Commission has decided to introduce the concept of appointing BLOs who would be accountable for ensuring the fidelity of electoral roll.

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