The elections for the 243 Assembly seats in Bihar will take place in three phases between October 28 and November 7. The counting of votes will be on November 10.
"The Bihar elections will be held in three phases. Elections for the first phase will take place on October 28 on 71 Assembly constituencies, elections for second phase on 94 seats will take place on November 3 and third phase poll on 78 Assembly seats on November 7." the Election Commission had informed.
The term of the Bihar Assembly comes to an end on November 29. According to the poll panel, there are 7.29 crore voters in the state, including 3.85 crore male and 3.4 crore female voters and 1.6 lakh service voters.
Now, as the state is about to go to polls in just a few days, it is important to check if your name is on the voters list.
How to find your name on voters list
Step 1 - Go to the Election Commission's website. Click here.
Step 2 - Click on 'Search name in voter list'. You can find this on the left side of the homepage.
Step 3 - You will be redirected to a new page - National Voters' Service Portal. Here you will see two options - Search by details and Search by EPIC No. You can find your name by selecting either of two options.
Step 4 - If you select Search by details -
-Enter all your personal details mentioned on the screen
-Enter state and district. You can also find your district on the map option given alongside.
-Enter your constituency
-Enter Captcha code
-Click search and your details will be on your screen
If you select search by EPIC no
-Enter your EPIC no which is mentioned on your voter ID
-Enter your state
-Enter captcha code
-Click on search and you will find all your details on the screen
How to check your details via SMS
Alternatively, voters can also check the details my sending an SMS to 1950.
Here's what you need to do:
Send an SMS -- <ECI>space<yourEPICno> to 1950.
You can also check details by calling at ECI's toll-free number 1800111950 or 1950.