Election Commission to collect Aadhaar for Chandigarh voter registration

Election Commission to collect Aadhaar for Chandigarh voter registration: On Friday, the Chandigarh Chief Electoral Officer presided over a discussion about the Chandigarh Parliamentary Constituency discussing the most recent changes to election laws that would take effect on August 1, 2022.

The meeting included the District Election Officer, the Electoral Registration Officer, and the Assistant Electoral Registration Officers (AERO).

According to a formal announcement, Chandigarh’s registered voters would ask for their Aadhaar as part of revisions to the usage of the biometric identification system for electoral registration.

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By the Election Laws (Amendment) Act 2021, the Ministry of Law and Justice amended the Representation of the People Act, 1950, and the Representation of the People Act, 1951, according to the announcement.

“The changes will address the following topics. First, using Aadhaar to register voters for elections. Aadhaar would be obtained from Chandigarh’s registered voters under the instruction of the Election Commission, “The notification said.

It said there would be four qualifying days for enlistment in the electoral rolls: January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1. It stated that several qualifying dates would start on August 1, 2022.

Election Commission to collect Aadhaar for Chandigarh voter registration

The Indian Government retracts its advice against sharing copies of Aadhaar.

The following Special Summary Revision of Photo Electoral Rolls will use the updated forms stated in the most recent instructions. The updates to the paperwork also explain to the AEROs.

The BLOs operating under their authority were to get training from AEROs on the changes to election laws and IT programs (such as the Garuda App, NVSP, Voter Portal, and ERO Net).

The Chief Electoral Officer also examined how the form disposal process was going.

In a thorough assessment of the operation of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) earlier this year. The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) identified several weaknesses in the Aadhaar architecture.

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Many issues with the Aadhaar infrastructure find in the 108-page report that written for submission to the President. It comprised evaluating the UIDAI’s installed unique ID system between 2014–15 and 2018–19.

Aadhaar has linked to several reports of security problems, privacy concerns, and infrastructure problems in the past. But UIDAI hasn’t yet made any significant system improvements.