Yechury termed the exercise by electoral officers as “strange” and expressed concern about the possible misuse of such a database.
The administration conducted a day-long drive to link Aadhaar numbers to voter IDs on Sunday.
The ban will remain applicable till August 31, when the final electoral roll data would be published.
Joti has served in various posts in Gujarat, including as Chief Secretary from 2010 to 2013.
In an e-mail interview to The Indian Express, Zaidi talks about his priorities and the challenges at hand.
During 2014 Lok Sabha polls, EC had come down heavily on speeches by BJP leader Amit Shah and SP leader Azam Khan by bringing their campaigns to a halt.
Abu Hasem Khan Chowdhury has been sent a showcause notice and we have asked for a report from RO Nandini Saraswati.
There will be no repoll at any of the 4,704 booths where polls were conducted.
The deadline to sumbit the expenditure details of Dec 2013 Assembly polls to the EC was Feb 24, 2014.
The poll panel had ruled out the possibility of allowing NRIs to vote through the Internet.
Election Commission, which found it feasible to give voting rights to NRIs, did not favour extending same benefit to migrants in the country.
Election Commission had formed a committee to address all FAQs regarding elections to all local govt bodies
Around 400 million people in India who travel to other states and cannot cast their votes from their native constituencies.
After Brahma retires on April 19, Zaidi will be the only member of the three-member poll watchdog.
The issue of state funding of elections, too, figured prominently during the discussions.