Teachers / educational staff appointed as BLOs during house to house verification during academic hours.
Subject: Special brief revision program of Electoral Roll with Photo in respect of qualification date dated 01.01.2024 - Non-performance of teachers/educational staff appointed as BLOs during house to house verification during academic hours.
Reverting to the above topic, house to house verification by BLOS from 21/07/2023 to 21/08/2013 as per special brief revision program of voter list with photo in respect of qualification date of 01.01.2024 announced by Election Commission of India. To be done.
2. Dated 04.10.2022 of the Election Commission of India and dated 22.10.2022 of this office.
The letters (copy enclosed) have given clear and coordinated instructions regarding appointment, duties and responsibilities etc. of booth level officers. In which para 1.5 of the letter of this office dated 22.10.2022 - that. Instructions have been given regarding the appointment and performance of teachers as booth level officers.
3. However, it has now come to light through various sources that teachers appointed as BLOs have been ordered by some Voter Registration Officers to carry out the said house-to-house verification even during school hours. Which is not in line with the instructions of Election Commission of India.
4. Hence, to re-inform the Election Commission of India in the said letter dated 04.10.2022 instructions to the Survey Voter Registration Officers and to see that they are strictly followed and if such orders have been made, they are not in conformity with the standing instructions and immediately revoke such orders. It is requested to ensure that the incident does not repeat itself.