HAFLONG: Deputy Commissioner and District Election Officer (DEO) of Dima Hasao, has notified for information to all electors of 16-Haflong (ST) LAC that Voter Information Slip will not be allowed as proof of identity for voters.
As such, those who have been issued EPIC will have to produce the EPIC for their identification at the polling station before casting their votes. In case of EPIC clerical's error, spelling mistake should be ignored provided the identity of the elector can be established by the EPIC. Moreover, if an elector produces an EPIC which has been issued by the ERO of another Assembly Constituency, such EPIC will also be accepted for identification provided the name of that elector finds place in the electoral roll pertaining to the polling station where the elector has turned up for voting.
On the other hand, if there is mismatch of photograph and if any elector fails to produce his/her EPIC, such electors will have to produce any one of the following alternative photo document for establishing his/her identity - Aadhar card, MNREGA job card, passbooks with photograph issued by Bank/Post Office, Health Issuance Smart Card issued under the scheme of Ministry of Labour, driving license, pan card, smart card issued by RGI and NPR, Indian passport, pension documents with photograph, Service Identity Cards with photograph issued to employee by Central/State Govt./PSUs/Public limited companies, and official identity card issued by MPs/MLA,s/MLCs.
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