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Haryana first state to have voters` list with photographs

Last Updated: Thursday, February 26, 2009 - 00:00

Chandigarh, Feb 26: Electorate of more than 1.19 crore voters in Haryana will have its photographs printed on the electoral rolls, making Haryana the first state in the
country to publish the entire voters` lists with photographs.
Only Union territory Chandigarh achived this feat before Haryana.

A spokesman of HARTRON (Haryana State Electronics Development Corporation), the agency assigned work for preparing computerised voter`s lists and Electoral Photo
Identity Cards (EPICs) in Haryana, Punjab and Chandigarh, Thursday said the exercise was carried out keeping in mind delimitation exercise in Haryana.

The exercise in Chandigarh was completed in January 2008 and efforts are now on to finish work of affixing photographs of all the electors on the electoral rolls in Punjab.

Bureau Report

First Published: Thursday, February 26, 2009 - 00:00

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