Election Commissioner HS Brahma has admitted there was “indifference” on the part of poll officers in Maharashtra that led to large number of deletions from the electoral rolls.
Election Comissioner HS Brahma said that large number of deletions from electoral roll in the state was "unfortunate" & that EC regrets the error.
This is probably the first time the EC, through a rigorous monitoring mechanism, has been able to quantify the extent of the usage.
So what is it about AAP that seems to have struck a chord with them even as party leader Kejriwal is often accused of making pronouncements that seem anti-capital and anti-rich?
AAP already has an office in each of the five assembly constituencies that make up the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat.
We are here to make noise about issues that matter. We are here to discuss your problems and answer you queries," said Kejriwal.
In a stark contrast to BJP’s high-octane campaign for its prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, the Aam Aadmi Party is investing in a “spartan” strategy to win in Varanasi.
"We thought that people would understand why we were quitting on their own. But it did not happen. There was a communication gap," says Kejriwal.
AAP’s political rivals as well as many neutral observers have criticised it for running away from governance responsibility.
Timings have been extended for this election with booths opening an hour earlier and closing an hour later - starting at 7 am and closing at 6 pm.
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