Mumbai Thoughts >> I love the night life of Mumbai : Satish    |    I love that Mumbai is a safe place for women : Madhu G.    |    I love the cultural diversity of Mumbai : Cherylann M.    |    I love the old British colonial architecture of Mumbai : Krupa T.    |    I love that it never gets too cold in Mumbai : Kshipra L.    |    I hate the corruption of Mumbai ☹ : Arjun M.    |    I love the diversity of Mumbai : Manish M.    |    I hate the noise in Mumbai ☹ : Pradeep M.    |    I hate the lack of gardens in Mumbai ☹ : Madhu G.    |    I hate the extremely high cost of living of Mumbai ☹ : Piyush R.    |    I hate the lack of nature in Mumbai ☹ : Brinda M.    |    I love the Neo Gothic structures of Mumbai : Faiyar S.    |    I hate the inadequate public transport infrastructures of Mumbai ☹ : Saurabh K.    |    I hate the unclean nature of Mumbai ☹ : Sarit P.    |    I hate the stressfull life of Mumbai ☹ : Srinibas P.    |    I hate the dirt of Mumbai ☹ : Aditi R.    |    I love the traditions of Mumbai : Dhaval C.    |    I hate the dirty beaches of Mumbai ☹ : Priyesh Y.    |    I love that Mumbai is a land of opportunities : Madhu G.    |    I love the great restaurants of Mumbai : Radhika P.    |    I hate the poor drainage system of Mumbai ☹ : Irsad S.    |    I love that Mumbai never sleeps : Rashair C.    |    I love the honestly of daba walas in Mumbai : Kiran M.    |    I love the social life of Mumbai : Lester M.    |    I love the sea-link in Mumbai : Abhijit    |    I love that Mumbai knowshow to welcome festival : Aarti G.    |    I hate dirty politics of Mumbai ☹ : Imran S.    |    I hate the uncleanliness of Mumbai ☹ : Devanshu    |    I hate the noise pollution of Mumbai ☹ : Radhika P.    |    I hate the transportation system of Mumbai ☹ : Aarti G.    |    I love the nightlife of Mumbai : Aditi R.    |    I hate the non provision for cyclists in Mumbai ☹ : Asheen A.    |    I hate the unnecessary honking on the streets of Mumbai ☹ : Krupa T.    |    I hate to see homeless people in Mumbai ☹ : Lester M.    |    I love the inclusive nature of Mumbaikars : Sunishi G.    |    I love that there is so many things to for entertainment in Mumbai : Saurabh K.    |    I love vada pav in Mumbai : Priyesh Y.    |    I love the colonial areas of Mumbai : Milesh S.    |    I love the vibes of Mumbai : Devanshu    |    I love the culture opportunities of Mumbai : Dupa P.    |    I love that people from different cultures live and work together in Mumbai : Saurabh K.    |    I love the speed of Mumbai : Pratik C.    |    I love Marine Drive in Mumbai : Krupa T.    |    I hate the bad civic amenities of Mumbai ☹ : Afrid W.    |    I love the better employment opportunities of Mumbai : Raza A.    |    I love the good educational facilities of Mumbai : Stanlay B.    |    I love sunset at beach in Mumbai : Jayant V.    |    I love that Mumbai is home to so many people and cultures : Arjun M.    |    I hate the sense of filth in Mumbai ☹ : Sunishi G.    |    I hate the infrastructures of Mumbai ☹ : Rashair C.    |    I hate the lack of ecofriendliness of Mumbai ☹ : Manpreet    |    I hate the dirt of Mumbai ☹ : Madhu G.    |    I hate the lack of recreational areas in Mumbai ☹ : Tehsin L.    |    I love the sea in Mumbai : Pradeep M.    |    I love the beach of Mumbai : Irsad S.    |    I hate the behaviour of government people in Mumbai ☹ : Milan N.    |    I hate the lack of open spaces in Mumbai ☹ : Anthony D.    |    I love the safety of Mumbai : Radhika P.    |    I love the festival in Mumbai : Abhijit    |    I hate that Mumbai is pedestrian unfriendly ☹ : Milesh S.    |    I love that Mumbai is being the financial capital of India : Sanjay B.    |    I love that Mumbai is a city of dreams : Yogita S.    |    I love that Mumbai always stand united : Aarti G.    |    I hate the roads potholes of Mumbai ☹ : Arjun M.    |    I love the helpfull population of Mumbai : Riddhi S.    |    I hate the price of real-estate in Mumbai ☹ : Cherylann M.    |    I love the cosmopolitan culture of Mumbai : Sarit P.    |    I love the vibrant life of Mumbai : Afrid W.    |    I love Mumbai coastline : Hitesh K.    |    I hate the long time of commuting in Mumbai ☹ : Radhika P.    |    I hate the lack of proper urban planning in Mumbai ☹ : Manpreet    |    I love that Mumbai is a financial innovation capital : Jimmy P.    |    I hate the poorly maintained heritage buildings of Mumbai ☹ : Krupa T.    |    I love the holy songs singing in the train in Mumbai : Abhijit    |    I love the liveliness of Mumbai : Sanjay B.    |    I hate the crowded trains of Mumbai ☹ : Raza A.    |    I hate that people are not following traffic rules in Mumbai ☹ : Komal S.    |    I love the street food of Mumbai : Jessica N.    |    I love the fast life of Mumbai : Manpreet    |    

Breaking it Down: How to apply for a Voter ID in Mumbai

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  • BHC Team

Proud to be an India? Take pride in voting too. The rights of voting need to be considered as an honour and carried out with zeal to respect the history of a country. Every vote counts as a hope of refreshment and a positive agent to change. Lead the change you ask for, register to vote for the upcoming elections.

Types of applications:
· Online, offline and semi online method

What you need to take along?
· Address proof
Ex. Electricity bill/ Passport/ Ration Cards

· Age Proof
Ex. Birth Certificate/ Driving License/ Aadhar Card

· 2 passport size photographs

Things to keep in mind before applying:
· All applicants should be above the age of 18
· No signs of bankruptcy should appear in records
· All original documents must be submitted along with relevant forms such as Form 6, an application for inclusion of name in electoral roll
· Individuals should apply for online/ offline voter ID's only on authorised government websites and recognised centers
· All information provided must be legal and updated

All about Form 6
Form 6 is a legal document typically divided into 4 sections that an individual needs to fill correctly for inclusion in the Electoral Poll.

The process:
The Chief Electoral Officer is responsible for the approval and denial of the Mumbai applications.

Online Applications:
Step 1- Sign up with necessary details like name, phone number and a valid email address on the official Chief Electoral Office
Step 2- Following this step a registered username and password will be provided, which will allow the you to login to the site
Step 3- A search for Form 6 must be carried out and filled in with all relevant information before submitting the document.

Offline Applications:
Step 1- Download and print the most suited form
Step 2- Fill in the form and provide all other requested KYC documents to the nearest Electoral Registration Office.
Step 3- The upcoming step would include a Booth Level Officer visiting your residence for further verification of information and determining the accuracy of submitted documents.

Benefits of a voter ID:
· An accepted form of personal identity and registered voting rights
· Most suitable form of identification for voters without a permanent address
· Security identification methods such as fingerprints and provisions (a way of marking) prevents voting using the same card more than once.
· Designed in a comprehensible way to suit electoral requirements of a population with low literacy.