If your name doesn’t appear on your state/UT’s electoral roll, you won’t be able to cast your vote in the upcoming elections. This is so because, in addition to being eligible to vote and holding a valid Voter ID card, your name must appear in the voters’ list.
Here’s all you need to do, if your name is missing from the list.
How to get yourself listed on Voter’s list :-
Well, you need to act (fast!)
Although the Election Commission accepts new enrolment forms upto 15 days prior to the last day of filing of candidate nominations, officials suggest that eligible voters should get themselves registered as soon as possible.
“Those registered should check their names in voters list”
“The date of elections will be announced soon. If a person is still not registered, this is the last opportunity for him to enroll as a voter,” said Delhi’s Chief Electoral Officer.
“Those who are registered and have the Voter identity card should check their names in the voters’ list either online, by calling the helpline, or messaging the Voter ID on our number.”
Missing names will not be considered
“Any person holding a valid Voter ID will not be allowed to cast his vote if his name is missing from the voters’ list,” he concluded.
How to check your status on electoral roll
To check if your name appears on the voters’ list, follow these methods:
1) SMS: Create a message, type EPIC (space) Your Voter ID number, and send to 7738299899.
2) Online: To search your name on electoral roll online, you can either log on to the NVSP portal or Delhi’s Chief Electoral Officer website….Read More>>