OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER, BIHAR
You are entitled to be an Elector in Bihar if you are
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.
Form 8A:††††††††† Application for transposition of entry in the Electoral Roll.
Form 8B:††††††††† Application for deletion of entry in Electoral Roll
CAUTION : ††† 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.
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.
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.
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.
1. Inspection fee of Electoral Rolls†††††††††††††††††† :†††††††††† Rs. 5/-per hour or part there of
2. (i) Extract of electoral rolls of current year††† : ††††††††† Rs. 2/-per entry/per head in the
††††† (ii) Additional entry in the same premises††††† :†††††††††† Rs. 1/-per entry
3.†† (i)† Extract of electoral roll of previous year†† :†††††††††† Rs. 3/-per entry/per head in the
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† same precmises for one
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Revision year.
††††† (ii) Addition entry in the same premises†††††††† :†††††††††† Rs. 1/-per entry**
††††††††††† ** A sum of Rs. 1.00 extra for each roll year prior to current year roll, will be charged for extract.
Urgency Charges : Double the rates of the normal will be charged if the certificate
††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† is required earlier than 04 days period.
4.†††††††† The Electoral Rolls Data for the year 1999, in Hindi & English is also available in the form of CDs the rates are as follows:
For Parliamentary Constituency Rs.1000/- each & for State Assembly Rs. 3000/-per CD
††††††††††† 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 MEMEBERSHIP 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.
(b) On noticing in the Electoral Roll the names of members of family of your neighbour family, who has left to some other place to reside.
(c) On noticing the name of a dead person in theElectoral Roll,
(d) On coming across duplicate entries in Electoral Roll,
Please do inform the Electoral Registration Officer concerned in the prescribed proforma.
8. 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, Bihar