Draft voter list of Dhaka put on display
The draft voter list for Dhaka City is on display at ward commissioners' and election offices for public view so voters can correct information, Election Commissioner Brig Gen (retd) M Sakhawat Hossain yesterday said.
He said people who have been left out of the list can apply in prescribed forms to get registered as voters.
The forms for corrections to information and registration are available at the ward commissioners' and election offices.
People who could not get registered would be included on the voter list if the authorities found the reason they provide to be rational following hearings, Sakhawat said.
He said the final electoral roll would be published after a month. About the national identity cards, he said, "The NID is a different thing. There is no relation between the NID and casting of votes."
However, without being registered in the voter list, a person would not be allowed to vote in the elections, he said.
EC sources said the draft voter list for Dhaka City has around 35 lakh voters.