The Elections Department is functioning under the superintendence, directions and control of the Election Commission of India. The Elections Department mainly deals with preparation and updation of Electoral Rolls, conduct of Elections to the Lok Sabha, Puducherry Legislative Assembly, Office of the President and Vice-President of India and Biennial Election to the Council of States (Rajya Sabha).
The Election Department deals with the following main Acts and Rules enacted by the Parliament:
The Constitution of India. The Representation of People Act, 1950 The Representation of People Act, 1951 The Registration of Electors Rules, 1960 The Parliament (Prevention of Disqualifications), Act 1959 The Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order 1968 The Conduct of Election Rules, 1961 The Presidential and Vice Presidential Elections Rules, 1974 The Delimitation Act, 2002
The Elections Department is also governed by various instructions issued by the Election Commission of India from time to time.
This site is primarily designed to provide requisite information to the public regarding the election machinery.It is a transparent measure to enable the public access information regarding their electoral rights, procedures to be followed, the officials to be contacted, etc.Various statutory forms are also available on the site for downloading.The site also provides ready access to the Electoral Rolls.
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