You are entitled to be an
Elector in Punjab if you are
Citizen of India.
Ordinary resident in Punjab,
18 years or above on the
qualifying date, (generally 1st Jan. each
Not otherwise disqualified
in this connection.
INCLUSION, DELETION AND MODIFICATION OF NAME IN THE
Any person, whose name is
not included in the Electoral Roll of the Assembly Constituency under which
his/her residence falls but satisfies the above mentioned criteria, may apply to
the Electoral Registration Officer of the concerned Assembly Constituency for
the inclusion of his/her name in Form-6 ( in duplicate). Following other forms
will also be available with the ERO for various election related activities:-
Form 7 :
Objection to inclusion of name in the Electoral Roll.
Form 8 :
Objection to particulars in any entry in the Electoral Roll.
Application for transposition of entry in the Electoral Roll.
Application for deletion of entry in Electoral Roll
It may be noted that any person
who furnishes false information can be prosecuted under the provisions of the
Representation of the People Act, 1950, which prescribes imprisonment
upto one year and/or fine for such offences.
DISPOSAL OF APPLICATIONS
The ERO concerned would
complete his action after necessary verification on all the above mentioned
cases in 21 days (maximum period), excluding the date of application and date of
publication of the list.
IDENTITY CARD :
After your name is
registered in the Electoral Roll of the concerned Assembly Constituency, you
will be eligible for issue of Electoral Photo Identity Card (EPIC). For the
first time; provided other formalities are complete. For issue of photo-identity
card, in case of loss, modification etc. it will be issued only after due
To be an ideal vigilant citizen of Indian democracy
Get yourself enrolled as elector and take part in polls, if you satisfy
all the necessary conditions.
(a) On changing your residence.
On noticing in the Electoral Roll the names of members of family of your
neighbour family, who has left to some other place
On noticing the name of a dead person in the
On coming across duplicate entries in Electoral Roll,
Please do inform the
Electoral Registration Officer concerned in the prescribed
In case, you are not
satisfied with the working of officials dealing with the election related
services, please contact their Electoral Registration Officer OR the next
immediate In-charge Officer-the concerned Deputy Commissioner/Additional Chief