1 Cr voter IDs linked to Aadhar in Telangana

Backed by self-help groups (SHGs), the voter-Aadhaar linkage exercise in the state got a boost as about 40 lakh voters chose to link their voter cards to Aadhar, said Mr. Raj.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  15 Sep 2022 12:31 PM GMT
1 Cr voter IDs linked to Aadhar in Telangana

Hyderabad: One crore voters in Telangana voluntarily opted to link their voter cards with Aadhar, setting a record of sorts in the country, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Vikas Raj said on Thursday.

Linking of voter cards with Aadhar began on 1 August 2022. and has evoked a response in all the 119 constituencies of Telangana.

Backed by self-help groups (SHGs), the voter-Aadhaar linkage exercise in the state got a boost as about 40 lakh voters chose to link their voter cards to Aadhar, said Mr. Raj.

With regard to linking Aadhaar with voter cards, he said sharing of Aadhar details is voluntary. He further instructed district collectors to exercise caution and to ensure that the Aadhar details of the electors are not disclosed. Necessary precautions should be taken, he added.

Claims and disposal of objections will be entertained till 26 December 2022 and the final publication of the voter list is scheduled for 5 January 2023.

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