Assembly Elections 2021: Don't have a Voter’s ID card! You can still vote if you have these documents

Don't have your Electors Photo Identity Card or EPIC or Voter's ID? Here's a list of documents that a voter can used a photo identity proof to cast their vote

FP Research April 10, 2021 00:10:39 IST pollpedia
Assembly Elections 2021: Don't have a Voter’s ID card! You can still vote if you have these documents

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  • To cast your vote in the 2021 Assembly elections, carrying your voter identification card is mandatory

  • The best document that can be carried is Electors Photo Identity Card

  • The first phase of the eight-stage 2021 Assembly elections kicks off on 27 March

Election to 44 seats in the fourth phase of West Bengal Assembly Election 2021 will be held on Saturday, 1o April (today).

The state, where polling is being held in eight phases has already undergone three phases of polling for 91 seats held on 27 March, 1 April and 6 April.

Polling for the remaining 159 seats in West Bengal will be held in four phases on 17 April, 22 April, 26 April and 29 April.

Polling for Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Assembly elections were also held in a single phase on 6 April, along with the third and final phase of Assam Assembly Election 2021.

Votes will be counted on 2 May.

Every voter is required to carry a voter slip (it can be downloaded online from nvsp.in) along with their voter identification card (also known as Electors Photo Identity Card or EPIC or Voter's ID) that is issued by the Election Commission of India (EC).

But what if you don't have your Voter's ID card? Are there any documents that can act as a substitute?

Here's a list of documents that voters can use instead of a Voter ID card as a photo identity proof to cast vote:

1. Passport
2. Driving licence
3. Service identity card of the state government or the central government
4. PAN card
5. Aadhar card
6. Passbook issued by bank or post office
7. MGNREGA job card
8. Health insurance card issued by the Ministry of Labour
9. Pension document with a photograph
10. Authenticated photo voter slip issued by the Election Commission
11. Public limited companies
12. Passbooks issued by banks or post office
13. Pension document with photograph and official identity cards issued to MPs, MLAs and MLCs.

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