Finding names lacking, many voters in Chennai return disappointed
Quite just a few folks didn’t vote on Tuesday as their names have been lacking from the electoral listing. Some took to social media to vent their frustration.
Several residents of Gandhi Nagar third Main Road in Adyar didn’t discover their identify on the voters’ listing on the polling sales space in St. Michael’s School. One of them stated: “I did not get a booth slip, but I went to the polling booth. My name was not on the list. My neighbour and a person in a building next door also did not find their names. But the names of my grandmother who is no more, and a man in our building who died in 2018 were listed though we had given the forms for deletion of names to the Chennai Corporation.”
The deceased man’s spouse’s identify was additionally not on the listing, she stated. In one other occasion, the home proprietor’s identify didn’t determine in the listing whereas the home assist, listed as a resident of the home, discovered her identify.
“My name was not there in the electoral list,” stated a Velachery resident, who has been voting for the previous 12 years on the Government Higher Secondary School in Draupathi Amman Koil Street. “I voted in the last election,” he stated. The identical factor occurred to a different household, he complained.
“Where is my right to vote?” he requested. He desires to file an RTI to get solutions.
A Choolaimedu resident stated all others in her condo advanced, together with her husband, forged their votes. “My name has been removed from the list,” she stated.
Another resident of Choolaimedu, who not too long ago modified his tackle, didn’t discover his identify on the listing. He then scanned the EPIC web site and since his identify was on the listing he managed to vote, he stated.
A resident of Chetpet, Rajesh. G., stated sales space slips weren’t distributed and in the polling sales space on School Road names weren’t posted, making it tough to determine the rooms allotted for every avenue. A resident of TNHB flats in Tiruvanmiyur stated fairly just a few folks in the advanced returned disappointed as their names have been lacking.
Asha and T.V. Subramanian, residents of Kelambakkam, couldn’t vote. The couple had moved from Royapettah in 2017 and utilized for tackle change final yr. Though they acquired an acknowledgement from the ECIS in March 2020, the change was not effected. “I voted from the old centre in the 2019 Parliament election. We were not sure if our names would be on the list. We did not make the trip as we were wary of COVID-19 restrictions,” she stated.