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Elector verification program starts in Nagaland

Nagaland Chief Electoral Officer and Home Commissioner Abhijit Sinha on September 1 launched the ‘Electors Verification Programme’ at Kohima.

Addressing the gathering, the CEO said that the Elector Verification Programme was a campaign launched across the country from September 1-October 15 to sensitize, motivate and mobilize citizens, stakeholders and electors to check one elector’s detail in the electoral roll and do the necessary correction, if any, by either visiting the voters facilitation centres, common service centres or through online by visiting the ECI website or downloading a mobile app and uploading a scanned identification card as proof for one’s correct details.

The chief electoral officer also informed that the efforts of all are to achieve the desired target of 100 per cent with strategies for communication so as to ensure that no voter is left behind.

He also said that this programme was to reach out to all the electors in the state and motivate them to check their electoral details and do necessary correction, if any.

Additional CEO, Moa Aier who also spoke during the programme, also informed that one can replace or update the old passport on the EPIC free of cost, by uploading it through the mobile app or the electoral website, with scanned identification cards as proof during the Electors Verification Programme and he also added that during this programme, one can delete the enrolment of one’s expired kin from the electoral roll through online or report about the same to the Election Office for deletion.

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