Ahmedabad: Election Commission officials on Monday reviewed the progress of electoral roll revision in Gujarat and took stock of preparedness of the administration for the upcoming Assembly polls in the state.

Deputy Election Commissioner Vinod Zutsi, on the second day of his two-day visit to the state, reviewed the latest position on electoral rolls at a special meeting with District Collectors at Gandhinagar Circuit House.

"In today's meeting, presentations were made on voter classifications and roll upgradation revision carried out by respective Collectors," A H Manek, Additional Secretary and Additional Chief Electoral Officer, said.

During the meet, Zutsi reviewed the process for deletion of names of voters who have shifted their residences and the modalities being followed to avoid duplication, he said.

He also reviewed the administration's preparations for ensuring smooth conduct of the elections for the 182-member Assembly slated for the year-end.

On Sunday, the Deputy Election Commissioner randomly selected 16 booths of Ahmedabad for the review and also visited Mehsana.

"As per latest figures, there are 3,69,13,570 registered voters in Gujarat. Of them, 1,04,81,866 were added in the last decade," an official said.


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