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Lok Sabha election 2019: Here’s how to check your name on the electoral roll

In order to cast your votes you must have your election ID card and your name should also be there on the electoral roll. 

Lok Sabha election 2019: Here’s how to check your name on the electoral roll
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Voting for fifth phase of seven-phase Lok Sabha poll is scheduled to take place on Monday. The polling in the fifth phase is being held in 14 seats in Uttar Pradesh, 12 in Rajasthan, seven each in West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh, five in Bihar, four in Jharkhand and two seats in Jammu and Kashmir.

In order to cast your votes you must have your election ID card and your name should also be there on the electoral roll/voter's list

Here is how you can check whether your name figures on the voter list or not:

* First visit the National Voters' Service portal on www.nvsp.in

* On the top left corner of the website, you will find the option ‘Search your name on the voters’ list.

* In order to find your name on the portal, you can search it in two ways: "Search by EPIC number" or "Search by details." EPIC is the number which is there on your voter ID card.

* If you select ‘Search by the EPIC number’, you will have to enter your details and tap on the ‘Search’ button.

* All your details will be displayed in the search result at the bottom of the webpage. If the details are displayed, it will most probably mean your name is missing from the electoral list now.

* If you use the search option ‘Search by details’, the website will seek some more information like name, age, sex, state, date of birth and district. Fill in the details asked and hit search, it is possible that your name might appear. If your name appears on the portal, it will mean you are eligible to vote in your area.