PIL likely to be filed today for missing names in Mumbai voter list
Mumbai : A PIL may be filed on Monday for probing over missing names in Mumbai’s voters list by Mohan Jaykar, a lawyer based in Mumbai. ‘I am a deleted voter’ campaign has been started and affidavits collected through it shall be produced to support the PIL.
The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena is also thinking about filing a PIL in Bombay High Court. According to reports, there were about 1 lakh names missing from voters list with around 10,000 from Bandra-SantaCruz-Khar belt itself.
Election Commissioner HS Brahma apologized for the huge lapse and said steps will be taken to ascertain it. “I must apologize and regret that such a large number of Indian voters’ names have been missing in our rolls. Such a massive operational faults like this cannot happen. As a person I am not able to understand how such a massive number of names can be missed from a small combat area. Most likely the course of this unauthorized deletion is because of lack of proper supervision,” Brahma said.