EPIC ISSUED TO 99.99 PECENT VOTERS
CHANDIGARH, February 18
The Election Commission of India has released the list of alternative documents to be used for Moga By poll in Punjab.
A spokesman of CEO Punjab said that Moga assembly constituency has 1, 79,752 voters, from which EPIC has been issued to 99.99 percent voters. He further said that all Voters shall have to produce their EPIC or voter slip for establishing their identity before casting their votes for identification in the polling stations.
He said that those electors whose photographs is either not available in the Authenticated photo voter slip or the photo in the EPIC/Authenticated Photo Voter Slip does not match; they shall have to produce any of the following photo documents for establishing their identity.
These alternative documents includes Passport, Driving License, Income Tax Identity (PAN) Card, Service Identity Cards having photograph, issued to its employees by State/Central Government, Public Sector Undertakings, Local Bodies or Public Limited Companies, passbook with Photograph issued by Public Sector Banks/Post Office and Kisan Passbook (Accounts opened on or before 31-12-2012),SC/ST/OBC certificate issued by competent authority with photograph issued on or 31-12-2012, Pension Documents such as ex-serviceman’s Pension Book/Pension Payment Order, ex-servicemen’s Widow/Dependent Certificates, Old Age Pension Order, Widow Pension Order with photograph (issued on or before 31-12-2012), Freedom Fighter Identity Card with photograph. Arms Licenses with photograph, issued on or before 31-12-2012,Certificate of Physical handicap with photograph issued by the Competent Authority on or before 31-12-2012,Health Insurance Scheme Smart Card with photograph (Ministry of Labour’s Scheme), issued up to 31-12-2012,Property Document with Photograph such as pattas, Registered Deeds, etc.Job Cards with photograph under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme,smart cards issued under National Population Registrar and Adhar card issued on or before 31-12-2012,Authenticated ‘Photo Voter Slip’ issued by Election Machinery.
He said that overseas electors who are registered in the electoral rolls under Section 20A of the Representation of the People Act, 1950 based on the particulars in their passport, shall be identified on the basis of their original passport only (and no other identity document) in the polling station.