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Citizen's Charter

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER, JHARKHAND

CITIZEN’S CHARTER.


1. YOUR RIGHTS

You are entitled to be an Elector in Bihar if you are

  • Citizen of India,
  • Ordinary resident In Jharkhand,
  • 18 years or above on the qualifying date, (generally 1st Jan. each year), &
  • Not otherwise disqualified in this connection.
2. INCLUSION, DELETION AND MODIFICATION OF NAME IN THE ELECTORAL ROLLS

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:-



3. TIME BOUND 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.


4. ELECTOR’S 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 verification, of 8th day of the date of submission of application by the elector positively.


5. ISSUE OF CERTIFIED COPIES OF ENTRY IN THE ELECTORAL ROLL & PERMISSION FOR INSPECTION OF ENTRIES IN ELECTORAL ROLL

A certificate of an entry of the name of person/persons in the current Electoral Roll will be issued on the same day, whereas for the entry in the roll of previous years, at the most, on the 4th day to applicant electors on payment of fee in the form of Court Fee Stamp.

Inspection of a particular entry/entries in the Electoral Roll for a specific year will be permitted by Electoral Registration Officer by making the payment in the form of Court fee stamp by the applicant.

FEE:

All the above mentioned Election related services are available to the public at the offices of Electoral Registration Officers between 10 A.M. to 3.00P.M. for submission of all types of applications and 4.00 P.M to 5.00 P.M for collection of certificate/Photo I-Cards etc. on all the working days. Except for the certified copies of entry and inspection of electoral rolls, all election related services are available free of cost.


6. QUALIFICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP OF PARLIAMENT AND OF THE STATE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.

A person shall be qualified to be chosen to fill a seat in Parliament or State Legislative Assembly if he

  • 1. is a citizen of India.
  • 2. makes and subscribe before some authorized person an oath or affirmation.
  • 3. is not less than twenty five years of age, and
  • 4. is not otherwise disqualified under the relevant laws.

A candidate not setup by a Recognized Political Party shall get his nomination paper subscribed by 10 proposer being electors of that constituency. For a Parliamentary Constituency, the amount of security deposit is Rs. 10,000/- ( Rs. 5,000/- for SC/ST). In case of Assembly Constituency, these amounts are Rs. 5,000/- and Rs. 2,500/- respectively.


7. YOUR DUTIES

To be an ideal vigilant citizen of Indian democracy.

  • 1. Get yourself enrolled as elector and take part in polls, if you satisfy all the necessary conditions.
  • 2. (a) On changing your residence.
    • 1. On noticing in the Electoral Roll the names of members of family of your neighbor family, who has left to some other place to reside.
    • 2. On noticing the name of a dead person in the Electoral Roll,
    • 3. On coming across duplicate entries in Electoral Roll,
  • 3. On coming across duplicate entries in Electoral Roll,
  • Please do inform the Electoral Registration Officer concerned in the prescribed Performa.

1. YOUR CO-OPERATION

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/Joint chief electoral Officer.

Information center Telephone No.

Chief Electoral Officer, Jharkhand


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