Mangaluru, Mar 09, 2018: The District Administration should strive to ensure that voters take active part in the upcoming Assembly elections. Applications for inclusion in voters’ list must be carefully scrutinised, said Mysuru Regional Commissioner Shivayogi C Kalasada.
He was addressing a meeting of officials at the DC office Meeting Hall on March 9, Thursday. Though the final electoral roll has been released on February 28, there is still scope for inclusion of omitted names, he said and urged the authorities to ensure maximum participation of senior citizens and disabled people in the election.
Deputy Commissioner Sasikanth Senthil who also spoke said committees have already been formed for the election process and the same would be active once elections are announced.
SP Dr B R Ravikanthe Gowda said 64 booths are in Naxal hit areas of the district and added higher security would be in place in such areas.
City Police Commissioner T R Suresh, Additional DC Kumar and other officials were present.