GHMC is gearing up for the removal of duplicate voters in the Hyderabad district. GHMC has launched a field survey to identify people whose names are on the voter list in more than one area based on their Aadhaar card number and photos. According to the technical identification process, there are 4.56 lakh duplicate voters in the district. Voters who passed away and changed address will be around 83,000 in this.
It was decided to carry out the process in all the constituencies across the state as per the directions of the Central Election Commission. The number is likely to more than double if the Hyderabad district, Greater, is taken as the standard. The Central Election Commission (CEC), which is currently identifying duplicate voters based on photos, has made the voter list available on the internet. GHMC sources said that on the basis of this, the removal of duplicate voters is carried out in the respective constituencies.
The greater population is estimated to be around 1.20 crores. According to the list released last month, there are 89.34 lakh voters. Voters should be only 55-60% of the population. But Greater has 75% voters. It is estimated that 15-20 of these are bogus voters. Hyderabad district has over 72 percent voters. Most families living in rental homes in the city move from one area to another for various reasons. But they register freshly in new areas without removing the old votes. This is the main reason why a single person in the city has the right to vote in 2, 3 areas. As a result, the number of duplicate voters is increasing. The exact calculation of voters can arrive only when Voter Id is linked with Aadhar.