Q.10 Enumerator has
visited my house and taken down the details. How do I ensure that my name is
finally included in the electoral rolls ?
Ans. He must have handed
over you record of Enumeration, which is your acknowledgement. You can check
your name in the draft roll, which will be published and available at the office
of the ERO concerned to confirm that your name exists in the roll.
Q.11 Please give me details of my Polling Station and Assembly
Constituency. Who do I contact to get these details?
Ans. This would be possible only when you tell your complete address at
the reception/enquiry. You can check it from ERO office also.
Q.12 I have lost my old I Card. How can I get a new I Card?
Ans. You can deposit a copy of FIR lodged at the Police Station. You will
get a new I Card after deposit Rs. 25. The dates for issuing I Cards are
published in leading Newspapers, in DC office then cards are made through out
Q.13 Who supervises the election work in a State?
Ans. The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) supervise the election work
related to Assembly and Parliament elections.
As per section 13A of the Representation of the People Act 1950, read with
section 20 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, the Chief Electoral
Officer of a State/Union Territory is authorised to supervise the election work
in the State/Union Territory subject to the overall superintendence, direction
and control of the Election Commission.
Q.14 Who appoints the Chief Electoral Officer?
Ans. The Election Commission of India (ECI)
The Election Commission of India nominates or designates an Officer of the
Government of the State/Union Territory as the Chief Electoral Officer in
consultation with that State Government/Union Territory Administration.
Q.15 Who supervises the election work in a District?
Ans. The District Election Officer. In the case of Punjab, this is the
concerned Deputy Commissioner. As per section 13AA of the Representation of the
People Act 1950, subject to the superintendence, direction and control of
the Chief Electoral Officer, the District Election Officer supervises the
election work of a district.
Q.16 Who appoints the District Election Officer?
Ans. Election Commission of India (ECI)
The Election Commission of India nominates or designates an Officer of the State
Government as the District Election Officer in consultation with the State
Q.17 Who is responsible for the conduct of elections in any
Parliamentary or Assembly constituency?
Ans. Returning Officer (R. O.) In the case of Punjab/the concerned Deputy
Commissioners are R. O.
The Returning Officer of a parliamentary or assembly constituency is responsible
for the conduct of elections in the parliamentary or assembly constituency
concerned as per section 21 of the Representation of the People Act 1951.
Q.18 Who appoints the Returning Officer?
Ans. Election Commission of India (ECI)
The Election Commission of India nominates or designates an officer of the
Government or a local authority as the Returning Officer for each of the
assembly and parliamentary constituencies in consultation with the State
Government/Union Territory Administration. In addition, the Election Commission
of India also appoints one or more Assistant Returning Officers for each of the
assembly and parliamentary constituencies to assist the Returning Officer in the
performance of his functions in connection with the conduct of elections.
Q.19 Who is responsible for the preparation of electoral rolls for a
Parliamentary or Assembly Constituency?
Ans. Electoral Registration Officer (ERO). In the case of Punjab, these
are the area sub-divisional Magistrates/Additional District Magistrates/ADMs.
The Electoral Registration officer is responsible for the preparation of
electoral rolls for a parliamentary / assembly constituency.
Q.20 Who conducts the poll at a polling station?
Ans. Presiding Officer
The Presiding Officer with the assistance of polling officers conducts the poll
at a polling station