The Election Commission of India has directed all electors of 8-Algapur Assembly Constituency of Assam to produce their 'Authenticated Photo Voters Slip' for establishing their identity before casting their votes for the ensuing bye election to the Assam Legislative Assembly notified on January 30, 2013.
Electors whose photographs are not available in the elector database vis-a-vis printed on the “Authenticated Photo Voters Slip” or the photo in the “Authenticated Photo Voters Slip” issued does not match will have to produce, in addition, any of the alternative photo documents for establishing their identity. The overseas electors have to produce their original passport only for identification.
The electors of 8- Algapur Assembly Constituency can produce any of the following alternative photo documents for establishing their identity before casting their vote: Passport; Driving License; Income Tax Identity (PAN) Cards; Adhaar Card issued by UIDAI with photographs; Smart Card with photograph issued by RGI under the scheme of National Population Register (NPR); Health Insurance Scheme Smart Cards with photographs issued by Ministry of Labour’s Scheme up to 31-12-2012; Job Cards with photographs issued under NREGA; Service Identity Cards with photographs; Passbook issued by Public Sector Banks or Post Office and Kisan Passbook with photograph opened before 31-12-2012; School Certificates issued on or before 31-12-2012; Property Documents such as Pattas, Registered Deeds, etc with photograph; Caste Certificates with photograph; Pension Documents with photographs; Freedom Fighter Identity Card with photograph; Arms Licenses with photograph; Certificates with photographs issued by the Management of Tea Garden or Tea Estates to their employees; Permanent Resident Certificates with photographs issued by the District Administration; Revenue Certificates with photographs issued by the DM/ ADM/ SDM/ EM/ Circle Officer/ Mauzadar; Certificated with photographs issued by Panchayati Raj Institutions; Revenue payment receipt for Telephone, Electricity and Water; Duplicate copy of the enumeration pad issued to households at the time of enumeration for intensive revision of Electoral Rolls with reference to 01.01.2005; or any Government document carrying photograph of the elector.
It may be mentioned that the electors who do not have any of the aforesaid prescribed documents mentioned above they will have to be identified by the Gaon Burah and Booth Level Officers of the concerned polling stations.
It may also be noted that any document, as enumerated above, which is available only for the head of the family, will be allowed for the purpose of the identification of other members of the family provided all such members come together. Similarly, any such document in the name of any other member of the family may also be used for identification of other members, provided the other documents can be identified on the basis of such document. But, overseas electors who are registered in the electoral rolls under Section 20A of the Representation of the People Act, 1950, based on the particulars in their Passport, will be identified on the basis of their original passport only in the polling station.