Lok Sabha Election 2019, Phase 7 today: Search for your voter ID by name, EPIC number in online voters' list on nvsp.in
To vote in any election, it is mandatory to have an election ID card and the electoral rolls must have your name, which can now be added online, as well.
The first phase was held on 11 April and the last is today, 19 May. The votes will be counted on 23 May.
The Election Commission of India published the electoral roll on its website on 31 January.
Visit the National Voters' Service portal on www.nvsp.in to check whether your name is there on the list.
Phase 7 of the Lok Sabha election 2019 will be held today, on Sunday, 19 May, with as many as 59 Lok Sabha constituencies across seven states going to polls.
The electorate will vote in all parliamentary constituencies in Himachal Pradesh and Punjab, along with the Union Territory of Chandigarh. In Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, voting will take place in a few Lok Sabha constituencies.
The Election Commission had announced the dates on 10 March, kick-starting a mega electoral battle where the BJP will pitch for a re-election of the Modi government amid the Opposition's efforts for a united fight to unseat it.
The first six phases were held on 11 April, 18 April, 23 April, 29 April, 6 May and 12 May. Phase 7 is on Sunday, 19 May. Nearly 90 crore voters will choose their representatives in Parliament from 543 Lok Sabha seats.
Here is how to check whether your name is on the voter list:
Step 1: Visit the National Voters' Service portal on www.nvsp.in
Step 2: Select the option at the top left that says 'Search Your Name in Electoral Roll'
Step 3: You can choose between options: "Search by EPIC number" or "Search by details", to verify if your name on the portal
Step 4: Select the 'Search by the EPIC number' and enter your details and hit the 'Search' button
Step 5: Your details will appear in the search result at the bottom of the webpage
Step 6: If it does not, that means you're name's most likely missing from the electoral list
Step 7: You can also opt for 'Search by Details'. The portal will ask you to enter information such as name, age, DoB, state, sex and district
Step 8: Fill in the details and if your name appears, that means you eligible to vote in your area
The Election Commission of India published the electoral roll on its website on 31 January. And as long as you're mentioned in the electoral rolls, you can show any identity card such as voter's card or Aadhaar to cast your ballot.
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It can be accessed digitally at the official UIDAI websites - uidai.gov.in and eaadhaar.uidai.gov.in