March 17, 2009 11:37:51 pm
The electoral office in Delhi has extended the deadline for inclusion of names in the electoral rolls to March 31. Heres what you need to do to get your name included in the list.
How to go about it
Submit all forms for inclusion or correction in the existing voter list by March 31. While forms for updating and correction will be accepted even after March 31,the names will not be included in the list for the upcoming General Elections. The exercise of updating the electoral rolls will be resumed only after the elections are over in May.
Form 6: For inclusion of name in the electoral roll.
Form 001 A: For getting a photo identity card.
Form 8: For correction of entries in the photo electoral card.
Forms 6 and 8 can be downloaded from the official website of the Delhi government (del.gov.in) or collected from the Voter Registration Centres and the Electors Photo Identity Cards (EPIC) Centres of your area. Form 001 A is available only at the centres mentioned above. Photocopies of the original forms are acceptable.
To find your registration and EPIC Centres,visit the Delhi government website or contact the electoral office at
Documents required for inclusion of name:
Proof of age,proof of residence and two passport-size photographs
* The electoral office is also rectifying errors in voter I-cards distributed during the Assembly elections.
* Cards with poor quality lamination can be re-laminated at the Voter Registration Centres or the EPIC Centres.
* For mismatch of photos: fill Form 001 A and submit at the centres listed above.
* For mismatch of details like age,sex or relation: fill Form 8 and submit at the above mentioned centres.
* The election office is not rectifying wrong addresses printed in the voter I-card for the time being. These corrections will be carried out only after the elections. Form 4 needs to be filled for the purpose.
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