Casting vote is right of every individual who is 18 years or older. But, to cast your vote, it is necessary to have Voter ID card. And this work is done by election commission of India. They are given the authority to issue voter ID cards in India. But for this, individuals have to enroll themselves to get their voter cards. Election commission had created sites for each and every state so that more and more people from every state can enroll for voter ID card. you must be wondering why voter ID card is so important then, let me tell you firstly it is a proof that you are an adult now and can vote, secondly it can be used as an identification proof and thirdly you can also use it as your address or age proof.
|Get a Voter Card in Maharashtra|
How to apply
The process of applying for Voter card is very easy and simple.
If you want to apply online then, you just have to visit online website of election commission and there you will see form number 6A. What you have to do is just click on that form and download it. Get a print out of that form and fill it properly. Please provide all the details properly and cross check your details twice. After filling the form completely, upload it on the website again. After sometime a government officer will visit your place for the purpose of verification and if the verification remains successful then, you will get your voter card at your door step.
Visit the office and submit the form: If you do not want to opt for online process then, you can also visit the office to get the form 6A. Fill the form properly and paste your recent passport size photograph on it. Submit the form in office along with photocopies of all your documents. Do not forget to bring your original documents with you as they would be needed for the purpose of verification. After the verification, you can get your voter ID card in few days.
If the applicant does not want to visit the office then, he/she can post the form and required photocopies. But in this case all the photocopies should be attested. This is required for verification.
Documents required for applying voter ID card
The documents which are required for the verification are:
- Address proof.
- Age proof
- Voter ID proof of one of your family members.
- A recent passport sized photograph.
In case of any query applicant visit the office by themselves or can call on 9225320011 to get the desired information. Government has established various centers to help people. You can visit the center near you and can clear all your doubts and queries. So what are you waiting for? If you have not enrolled for your voter card yet then, do it now. It is your right and you should get it done as soon as possible. This is the only documents which gives us the right to choose our government. So get it as soon as possible.