Watch | Are Dalit and Muslim Voters Being Removed From the EC’s Lists?

Watch | Are Dalit and Muslim Voters Being Removed From the EC’s Lists?
30/03/2019, by , in Home Page Articles, India

A Hyderabad-based group says lakhs of households may be affected.

New Delhi: In addition to several reports about EVMs malfunctioning, new reports suggest that names of Dalit and Muslim voters are missing from voting lists. About 12 crore people – 3 crore Muslims and 4 crore Dalits – have been removed from the lists, a Hyderabad-based group says.

The Wire‘s Arfa Khanum Sherwani speaks to software engineer Syed Khalid Saifullah about the issue. Saifullah also provides information on how those who have been removed can re-enroll their names. Watch the video for more details.

source: The Wire

About Arfa Khanum

SAWM India member Arfa Khanum Sherwani has been working in the field of TV journalism for the last 16 years. Presently she works as a senior anchor with Rajyasabha TV, run by parliament of India. Previously she has been associated with NDTV for several years and has worked closely with Aamir Khan on his TV blockbuster 'Satyamev Jayate'. Her areas of interest are international affairs and issues of social justice with special focus on religious minorities. She keenly observes the political and social developments determining the South Asian politics and society. Arfa was the only Indian journalist to have covered the 2014 Afghan Presidential elections.