Voters can exercise franchise only on basis of EPIC

Voters in Puducherry will have to identify themselves on the basis of Electoral Photo Identity Cards before exercising their franchise for the April 13 Assembly poll.

Last Updated: Mar 13, 2011, 21:48 PM IST

Puducherry: Voters in Puducherry will have to
identify themselves on the basis of Electoral Photo Identity
Cards before exercising their franchise for the April 13
Assembly poll.

Chief Electoral Officer Belatee Pertin said in a release
on Sunday said that all voters have been covered under EPIC. With
cent per cent coverage under EPIC and Photo Electoral Rolls
voters should identify themselves only on the basis of EPIC
cards and not through any other alternative documents, as per
the order of the Election Commission, he said.

Puducherry and its outlying regions of Karaikal, Mahe
and Yanam will have a one day poll on April 13.

PTI