How to check name in voter list
Lok Sabha election 2019: The general elections are already underway with as many as 91 constituencies going to poll on Thursday morning. Prime Minister Narendra Modi too urged the voters to turn out in record numbers as elections began across 18 states and two union territories.
Lok Sabha election 2019: The general elections are already underway with as many as 91 constituencies going to poll on Thursday morning. Prime Minister Narendra Modi too urged the voters to turn out in record numbers as elections began across 18 states and two union territories. "I call upon all those whose constituencies are voting in the first phase today to turn out in record numbers and exercise their franchise," he tweeted. The prime minister especially urged the young and first-time voters to vote. Around 90 crore people are eligible to vote this time, the Election Commission has said. But, how to check if you are one of them?
This can be done by checking your name on the voter list. This would also allow you to ensure that all your details are up to date. You will also get to know the centre where you need to vote and apply for any corrections if required. Overseas voters can also apply register online by filling up a form.
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Here is how to check your name on the voter list:
- Go to the National Voter Services Portal's (NVSP) Electoral Search page - electoralsearch.in.
- Search your name on the voter list by providing details like Name, Age, Date Of Birth, Gender, State, District and Assembly Constituency.
- You can also provide your Electoral Photo ID Card number which is mentioned in bold on your voter identity card.
- You can apply to change your constituency by filling up Form 6 or apply for corrections in electoral roll entry by filling up Form 8 on National Voter Services Portal (www.nvsp.in)
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Search giant Google too marked the beginning of the general elections with a doodle that featured an inked finger, which when clicked led users to a page explaining the voting procedure. The interactive doodle page contained information to help the first-time voters in the country.
Voting for the 543 Lok Sabha seats would be held in seven phases: April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19. Counting would take place on May 23.
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