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Sunday, 29 March 2020 3.44 AM IST

High Court cancels decision to use 2015 voters' list for local body polls

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KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Thursday cancelled the State Election Commission's decision to use the voters' list of 2015 for the upcoming local body polls. According to the court, the voters' list that was prepared for the Lok Sabha election last year can be used by adding names of those who have registered their names till February 7, 2020.

The order was made on the appeal filed by the UDF against Election Commission's decision. Earlier, the court had whether the Election Commission can reconsider its decision. In reply, the EC had stated that it is ready to reconsider the decision if the court orders it to do so. Earlier, the Single Bench had rejected the plea filed by UDF leaders regarding the use of 2015 voters' list.

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