Mokokchung, 13 March (MTNews): With regard to the residential proof requirements, the Mokokchung Municipal Council (MMC), in line with the State Election Commission Notification from 9 March 2024 has issued an addendum. The Administrator & Electoral Registration Officer (ERO) of MMC, Chumlamo Humtsoe, has provided further clarity on the documentation needed for authentication of residential proof.

According to the latest notification, in addition to the applicants needing to provide a residential certificate issued by the respective colony/ward chairman/GB and authenticated by the relevant Area Administrative Officer, individuals are asked to produce three additional documents for residential proof authentication. These include the bank passbook, passport, and indigenous inhabitant certificate, which is specifically applicable for State inhabitants.

Moreover, in cases where conflicting claims or objections arise regarding the residential status of an applicant, or if the certificate cannot be issued due to unavoidable circumstances, the Area Administrative Officer shall verify and dispose of the matter with the approval of the concerned Deputy Commissioner.
The above instruction shall be applied in conjunction with the earlier directives issued on 6 March and 11 March 2024.

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