India, Feb. 11 -- The office of Delhi's chief electoral officer (CEO) has written a letter to the Delhi Police commissioner, requesting action against "misleading calls" being made to voters across the city claiming that their names have been deleted from the electoral roll.

The letter, submitted to the police on Friday, said the CEO's office has been receiving multiple complaints from voters, asking that their names be re-added to the electoral list. The callers claimed they had received calls from "unknown sources", warning them of deletion of their names.

"Various written complaints received in this regard are being enclosed herewith. Prima facie, it appears that the matter needs to be thoroughly investigated in order that the factua...