Hailakandi: The 45-day long Electors Verification Programme (EVP) during which voters can verify and authenticate their existing details on the electoral rolls and get their names included, deleted or corrected has begun in Hailakandi district.
Inaugurating the EVP at the Office of Deputy Commissioner, Election Branch on Tuesday, District Election Officer cum Deputy Commissioner, Keerthi Jalli said there is a need for correcting and authenticating demographic details and images for all electors in the rolls on a campaign mode. People can verify details through “Voter Helpline” mobile application, National Voters’ Service Portal, by visiting Common Service Centres (CSCs) in their vicinity, and by submitting hard copies of filled-in forms to the Electoral Registration Officer through their Booth-Level Officers. PwD (People with Disabilities) voters can call voter helpline 1950 seeking facilitation. Jalli appealed to people to make use of the opportunity and get their names added, deleted or corrected. People can verify their name, photo, date of birth, father’s name, and address. If every detail is correct, they can mark it as verified. If any detail needs correction, they can submit request in Form 8 along with a copy of identification documents approved by the Election Commission of India (ECI). Any citizen who has crossed 18 years as on January 1, 2020, can also enrol during the summary revision, she explained..