Photo voter slips to every voter by 2nd November: EC

Oct 31, 2017 15:55 | Poltics

Dharamshala (Arvind Sharma ) 31/10/17

Senior Deputy Election Commissioner, ECI Umesh Sinha in video conference with Deputy Commissioners and CEO today reviewed poll preparedness in the state for Vidhan Sabha elections-2017. He directed the District Election Officers to ensure that photo voter slips were distributed to each and every voter in the state by 2nd November,2017 through booth level officers. If elector is not found at the given address on 1st and 2nd November, the slips will be delivered on 3rd November.

“In case, elector does not find photo voter slip, it should not be presumed that he has lost right to vote. Voter may exercise franchise showing EPIC or any alternative document notified by the Commission,”said Umesh Sinha

He advised that  those electors, who do not receive photo voter slips by 3rd November, may contact their respective District Election Office in their districts or CEO. “Voters can also dial toll free number 1950 for any information in this matter,” he added.

District wise helpline numbers  are 1899-222761 for Chamba, 1892-223311 for  Kangra, 1900-222504 for Lahaul & Spiti, 1902-222536 for Kullu, 1905-225211 for Mandi, 1972-222610 for Hamirpur, 1975-226092 for Una, 1978-222472  for Bilaspur, 1792-223792 for Solan, 1702-222620 for Sirmour, 177-2657021 for Shimla and 1786-222051 for Kinnaur district  have been set up for any information related to this issue.