Voter Information Slip not allowed as proof of identity of voters: CEO Nagaland

Kohima, February 21 (MTNews): The Chief Electoral Office of Nagaland on Tuesday informed in a public notice that, for the General Election to the Nagaland Legislative Assembly 2023, the Voter Information Slip will not be allowed as proof of identity of voters, although it is prepared and issued to electors to facilitate voters in knowing the serial number of electoral roll in their polling station, date of poll, time etc.


The CEO office stated in the public notice that all electors who have been issued an Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC) have to produce the EPIC for their identification at the polling station before casting their votes.


It was further informed that those electors who are not able to produce the EPIC should produce one of the alternative photo identity documents for establishing their identity.


The alternatives documents are Aadhaar Card; MNREGA Job Card; Passbooks with photograph issued by Bank / Post Office; Health Insurance Smart Card issued under the scheme of Ministry of Labour; Driving License; PAN Card; Smart Card issued by RGI under NPR; Indian Passport; Pension document with photograph; Service Identity Cards with photograph issued to employees by Central/ State Govt. PSUs/ Public Limited Companies; Official Identity Cards issued to MPs/ MLAs/ MLCs; and Unique Disability ID (UDID) Card, M/o Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India.

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