The Election fee of India (ECI) on Thursday announced that 17+-yr-vintage youngsters can now observe earlier for having their names enrolled in Voter’s list and not always must watch for the pre-requisite criterion of attaining the age of 18 years on 1st January of a year.
ECI led through leader Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar and Election Commissioner Anup Chandra Pandey directed the CEOs/EROs/AEROs of all States to training session tech-enabled answers such that the young people are facilitated to document their enhance applications with regard to 3 next qualifying dates i.E. April 1, July 1 and October 1 and not just January 1.
Henceforth, the Electoral Roll may be updated in every sector and eligible kids can be registered inside the next sector of the 12 months in which he/she has attained the qualifying age of 18 years. Upon getting registered, they might be issued an Electoral photo identification Card (EPIC).
For the current spherical of annual revision of the electoral roll, 2023, any citizen reaching the age of 18 years by April 1, July 1, and October 1 of 2023 also can publish an enhanced software for registration as a voter from the date of draft publication of electoral roll.
The newly modified forms will come into pressure on 1st August 2022. All packages (claims and objections), in antique paperwork, acquired earlier than 1st August 2022 can be processed and disposed of and in such cases, there may be no want to file an application in new bureaucracy.
The fee has ordered Annual summary Revision close to 01.01.2023 because the qualifying date in all States except the ballot Going States.
For linking of AADHAR wide variety with Electoral Roll data, provision has been made in the changed registration forms to seek Aadhaar info of electors. A brand new shape-6B has additionally been introduced for amassing the Aadhaar quantity of existing electors. However, no software for inclusion of name in electoral roll shall be denied and no entries in electoral roll shall be deleted for lack of ability of a man or woman to furnish or intimate Aadhaar quantity.
It’s been emphasized that while handling an Aadhaar variety of candidates never should it move public. If the electors’ facts are required to place for public show, the Aadhaar information needs to be eliminated or masked.
A Time certain power is being started out w.E.F. 01. Eight.22 for collection of Aadhaar variety of the existing electors. Furnishing of Aadhaar variety is purely voluntary. The goal of the program is to set up the identity of electors and authentication of entries in the Electoral Roll.