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Voters allowed to use 12 alternative IDs to cast votes in Jaipur assembly elections tomorrow

Efforts are being made to ensure voters can exercise their rights without any issues on the day of the election on Saturday.

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November 25, 2023, 7:16 pm

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A polling party leaving for a polling booth in Rajasthan.

JAIPUR: Voters will be allowed to use alternative identification documents to cast their votes in the upcoming general elections for the legislative assembly on November 25, even if they do not have their election photo identification card available.

District Election Officer Mr. Prakash Rajpurohit has stated that efforts are being made to ensure voters can exercise their rights without any issues on the day of the election on Saturday.

Those unable to present their election photo ID card will need to show one of the 12 alternative photographic identification documents.

These alternative documents include the Aadhar card, the MGNREGA job card, driver’s license, PAN card, Indian passport, pension documents with a photo, photo service ID cards issued by central/state government/PSUs/public limited companies, photo passbooks issued by banks/post offices, the smart card issued under the National Population Register by the RGI, health insurance smart card issued under the scheme of the Ministry of Labour, official identification cards issued to MPs/MLAs/MLCs, and the Unique Disability ID issued by the Ministry of Social Justice to persons with disabilities.

List of ID documents allowed to cast vote:

  • Aadhar card
  • MGNREGA job card
  • Driver’s license
  • PAN card
  • Indian passport
  • Pension documents with a photo
  • Photo service ID cards issued by the central/state government, PSUs, or public limited companies
  • Photo passbooks issued by banks or post offices
  • Smart card issued under the National Population Register by the RGI
  • Health insurance smart card issued under the scheme of the Ministry of Labour
  • Official identification cards issued to MPs, MLAs, or MLCs
  • Unique Disability ID issued by the Ministry of Social Justice for persons with disabilities

First published: November 24, 2023