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Q.11 Please give me details of my Polling Station and
Assembly Constituency. Who do I contact to get these details?
Ans. This would be possible only when you inform your complete
address at the reception/enquiry. The telephone No. is 23918888.
You can check it from the ECI or CEO office website also.
Q.12 I have lost my old I Card. How can I get a new I Card?
Ans. You can deposit a copy of the FIR lodged at the Police
Station. You will get a new I Card after deposit of Rs. 25.
The dates for issuing I Cards are published in leading Newspapers.
Q.13 Who supervises the election work in a State?
Ans. The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) supervises the election
work related to Assembly and Parliament elections.
As per section 13A of the Representation of the People Act 1950, read with section 20 of
the Representation of the People Act, 1951, the Chief Electoral Officer of a State/Union
Territory is authorised to supervise the election work in the State/Union Territory
subject to the overall superintendence, direction and control of the Election Commission.
Q.14 Who appoints the Chief Electoral Officer?
Ans. The Election Commission of India nominates or designates
an Officer of the Government of the State/Union Territory as the
Chief Electoral Officer in consultation with that State Government/Union
Q.15 Who supervises the election work in a District?
Ans. The District Election Officer. In the case of Andhra
Pradesh, this is the District Collector who has been designated
as District Election Officer. As per section 13AA of the Representation
of the People Act 1950, subject to the superintendence, direction
and control of the Chief Electoral Officer, the District Election
Officer supervises the election work of a district.
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