A day after assembly elections in Telangana concluded, the state election chief Rajat Kumar has admitted that several people names were not found registered in the voting list due to which they were not able to cast their vote across several booths in the state. The issue had come up after a number of people had complained that their names were not found in the voters’ list which left them out of the electoral process and due to which they were feeling disappointed. Speaking on the matter, state election chief said that they had put a lot of advertisement in place to inform people that they should fill up Form 7 and get them enrolled to be eligible to vote, however, he was disappointed that not all those whose names were not found in the list could not the opportunity.
One of many those whose name was not found in the voting list was badminton player Jwala Gutta and also an IAS officer. A disappointed Jawala Gutta, who did not get to vote in the Telangana Assembly Elections, took it to Twitter and said that she was surprised to note that her name wasn’t there in the voter list even when she had checked it online.
Apart from Jawala Gutta, several others also took to Twitter and expressed their anger, disappointment because they could not participate in the electoral process. Soon after the elections were concluded, several exit polls have predicted that the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) led by K Chandrasekhar Rao will once again form the government. Rao a couple of months ago had dissolved the assembly and called for early assembly elections. Clarifying why he dissolved the assembly and pitched for early elections, KCR said that he took the decision for the welfare of the people so that the pace of the development is not stopped in the state. Results of Telangana assembly will be declared on December 11 along with the results of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Mizoram.