Names of 5,500 dead voters found in list in MP

Bhopal: Over 5,500 dead voters and 1,900 multiple entries were found in the voters list of Madhya Pradesh’s Kolaras Assembly constituency, where bypoll was held on February 24, according to a letter from the state’s CEO to the Election Commission (EC).
In the letter, sent earlier this month to the EC, state Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Saleena Singh blamed the district collector and district electoral officer for the lapse.
There were 1,918 multiple entries and 5,537 dead voters in the voters list during the byelection in Kolaras in Shivpuri district, she said.