Just after a month, Lok Sabha Elections will commence in India in seven phases. This election is quite essential as after few months India will witness a new face of Prime Minister. India is the biggest democratic country in the world and every person has the right to vote.
Everyone must be aware that for voting the perfect candidate of a political party, one needs a voter ID card. As elections are around the corner, the government is trying best to make sure every person gets the voter ID card and may elect the right candidate.
How to verify your name in voter list
If you’re earlier enrolled to vote, one needs to visit https://electoralsearch.in/ to see if the person’s name is listed on the electoral rolls. If the name appears in the list, then the person is eligible to vote, otherwise, one needs to register again. As a responsible citizen, make sure that each and every single detail in the Voter ID card is correct.
How to apply for voter ID online?
- If you wish to apply for voter ID card online, one needs passport size photographs, birth certificate, pan card, and address proof.
- Log into National Voter’s Service Portal and click on the button for “Apply online for registration of new voter/due to shifting from AC”.
- A Form 6 application form will open in a new tab. This form will be available in Hindi so make sure you change the language from top commands.
- You need to enter all the basic details and must have attained an age of 18 years by January 1, 2019.
How to check the voter ID status?
- After submitting the form will all the basic details, your details will appear on the notice board of Electoral Registration Officer (ERO). After a week, the name of the candidate will be listed on the electoral roll and the registered user will even get an SMS on the registered mobile number.
- To review the status of your form after filing it, just click on the tracking page and enter your reference ID.
- If it shows it as processed, you can alternatively visit the electoral search portal and plug in your details to explore. Once your result can be found there, you’re eligible to vote.