Gangtok, Feb 6 (IPR)
Election Department of Sikkim have cautioned all the citizen not to believe rumors and fake news regarding any information pertaining to election statics/data electoral toll, guidelines of election Commission of India etc.
The department have urged the Sikkimese citizen to enquire and confirm the news either from the office of the District Election Officer or office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Sikkim.
The department in a press release further informed about the voter helpline apps available in Google play store to obtain authentic information on electoral roll. People can get authentic information from a toll free number 1950 which is operational on all working days.
The department has censured the recently published information in some newspaper which has shown wrong figure of elector’s data. The department has urged the publishers to re-confirm the statistics/data before publishing in the print/electronic media.
The correct information on electoral roll is as follows:
Total number of electoral as on 01.01.2018 (Male) 206444 (Female) 195460, Total=401904.
Total electors with 1.1.2019 as qualifying date (Male) 216133 (Female) 207032 (Transgender) 2, Total -423167 as on date.