Election Commission of India unveils Roadmap for revamp-THE HINDU-12-03-2020


• Issuing electronic versions of the voter ID card EPIC for convenience of voters;

• Replacing all the forms for various voter services, including registration of new voter and change of address, with one single form;

• Exploring new voting methods which remains secure and safe to ease and improve the electoral participation;

• Capping the campaign expenditure of political parties;

• Starting online registration facilities at the school or college-level for all prospective voters at 17 years of age, so they can be enrolled in the electoral roll as soon as they become eligible at 18; and

• Imposing a “silence period of 48 hours” before polling on social media and print media.

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