The Election Commission of India has said that all voters should produce their Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC) for establishing their identity before casting their votes.

Voters who do not have EPIC and whose names are in the electoral rolls can produce any one of the following photo document for establishing their identity before voting: authenticated photo voters slip, passport, driving licence, PAN card, service identity cards issued to its employees by the State/Central government, PSUs or public limited companies; bank passbooks with photographs issued by public sector banks/post office and Kisan Passbook (accounts opened on or before 31-3-2013); student identity card with photograph issued by recognised educational institutions; property documents with photograph such as pattas, registered deeds, etc.; ration card; SC/ST/OBC certificates issued by the competent authority; pension documents; old-age pension order or widow pension order; freedom fighter identity card with photograph, and arms licence with photograph, according to a press release issued here on Friday. The other valid photo documents are: certificate of physical handicap issued by the competent authority, ex-servicemen CSD canteen card, Sandhya Suraksha scheme card, job card issued under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, Yashaswini card; senior citizen card issued by the government department, health insurance scheme smart card, smart cards issued under the National Population Registry, and Aadhaar card, according to the press release.

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