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Rajasthan First in the Whole Country in Linking Aadhaar Number with Voter ID

  • 11 Aug 2022
  • 2 min read

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  • On August 10, 2022, Chief Electoral Officer Praveen Gupta informed that Rajasthan ranks first in the entire country in the campaign to link voter ID with Aadhaar number. So far, voter ID card (Voter ID) has been linked with Aadhaar card by more than 55 lakh voters in the state.

Key Points

  • Chief Electoral Officer Praveen Gupta said that in the campaign that started from August 1, so far 2 crore 52 lakh voter ID cards have been linked with Aadhar card across the country. Out of which 55 lakh 86 thousand 710 voters have linked their Aadhar card with voter ID card in the state.
  • He informed that a special campaign is being run for this in the state from CEO to BLO.
  • Taking an innovative initiative by the Election Department hands on information is being given about linking voter ID card with Aadhaar number through Voter Helpline App in all the District Election Officers, EROs, Booth Level Officers (BLOs) of the state, in government, non-government, private offices, institutions, colleges, schools.
  • It is noteworthy that under this campaign, which started on the instructions of the Election Commission of India from August 1, now every voter can link his Aadhaar number with his voter ID card to establish his identity. For this a new Form 6-B can be filled. Aadhaar number linking can be done through National Voter Service Portal (NVSP), Voter Helpline App, Garuda App or even through BLO of the area.
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