BMC polls: Around 100 names missing from voter list

Mumbai: With the polling commencing for 227 municipal wards in the Brihannmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Tuesday, residents of 3 out of 19 buildings of MIG Colony in Mumbai’s East Bandra, summing up to at least 100 voters, did not find their names in the list.
They, reportedly, voted in the previous elections, but, this year their names were missing from the list.

The Polling Officer told the voters they need to lodge a complaint in this regard.

Meanwhile, the police have tightened the security across the city and are maintaining a strong vigil to avert any untoward incident across the 7,304 polling centres.

Polling for 227 seats of Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai will go on till 5:30 pm where a total of 17,331 candidates are in the fray for 3,210 seats in 10 municipal corporations.

In order to prevent last minute luring of voters, Mumbai Police also conducted combing operations and checked vehicles with the help of flying squads of the state Election Commission. (ANI)