Opened Google today and saw the finger? Oh, don’t get us wrong, we love how Google took a step higher to encourage Netizens to go out and vote! The doodle features right hand marked with the electoral ink on the index finger. India gears up for the 17th Lok Sabha election, Google has taken a step forward in encouraging the responsible citizen of the country with a simple doodle.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, took to Twitter this morning and urged the younger crowd and first-time voters use their right to vote. Take a look here.
Please note that you can vote only if your name appears in the Voter List or the Electoral Roll. Voters can also find information on Polling Booths, Contesting candidates, Election Dates & Timings, Identity cards and EVM.
This simple 6 step process will take you through how you can easily cast your vote.
For more information, please see the Voter Guide here.
Mobile phones, cameras or any other gadget is not allowed inside a polling booth.
Log on to www.electoralsearch.in
Call the Voter Helpline 1950 (please add your STD code before dialling)
SMS <ECI> space <EPIC No> to 1950 (EPIC stands for Electors Photo Identity Card also commonly known as Voter ID card). Example – If your EPIC is 12345678 then sms ECI 12345678 to 1950
Download Voter Helpline App
Voters can visit Candidate Affidavit Portal (click here) or download the Voter Helpline App (click here) to see the list of candidates. Please note this data is updated as affidavits are filed by candidates.
You can carry any of the following original ID cards for polling, a ‘Voter ID’ card is not compulsory:
EVM stands for Electronic Voting Machine and VVPAT stands for Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT). You can watch this simple video to understand the working of VVPAT.
Lok Sabha elections are scheduled from 11 Apr – 23 May, 2019. Please visit electoralsearch.in to check your exact date.
Phase 1 – 11th Apr
Phase 2 – 18th April
Phase 3 – 23rd April
Phase 4 – 29th April
Phase 5 – 6th May
Phase 6 – 12th May
Phase 7 – 19th May
Election results will be announced on 23rd May. Please note Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Orissa and Sikkim Vidhan Sabha elections will be held in parallel to Lok Sabha Elections, you can check eci.gov.in for more information.
Indore HD urges all of you to exercise your right to vote and make an informed choice when you go out to vote.