Election secretariat sources stated that there were well-known politicians, ministry secretaries and religious leaders among applicants for double registration in the 2011 voters' list.
The secretariat added that the number of applicants this time is close to 200,000.
It has been revealed that all the applications for amendment in the 2011 voters' list have been examined and that most of the applicants had done so out of ignorance.
An election secretariat spokesman said that about 500 persons had applied for double registration purposely and that the matter was currently being studied.
It is said that the getting children admitted to schools and consolidation of property ownership have motivated multi-registration.