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Bengal Man Recieves Revised Voter ID Card With Dog's Photo On It!

A Resident Of Ramnagar Village In West Bengal's Murshidabad Received A Revised Voter ID Card With A Dog's Picture On It

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shriparna Saha | Updated on: 05 Mar 2020, 04:40:20 PM
man with dog pic on voter id

Man gets Voter ID with dog's photo (Photo Credit: Twitter@ANI)

New Delhi:

The Election Commission of India has eased the procedure for making corrections in voter ID card but when applying for one little did this Murshidabad man known a photo of a dog will replace his picture after the revised card is issued. In a shocking incident a resident of Ramnagar village in West Bengal's Murshidabad received a revised voter ID card with a dog's picture on it

According to a report by ANI, Sunil Karmakar had applied for a correction in his voter ID card and when he received a revised card, it had a dog's photo instead of his own. "Yesterday I was called at Dulal Smriti School and this voter ID card was given to me. I saw the photo. The officer there signed and gave it to me but he didn't see the photo. This is playing with my dignity. I will go to the BDO office and request that this should not happen again," he told the news agency.

 

When the Block Development Officer was asked about the goof up , in his defense he said that the card issues was not the final one and the card is being corrected with Karmakar’s photo and he will receive it soon.” It's not his final voter ID card. If there is a mistake, it'll be corrected. As far as the dog's photo is concerned, it might have been done by someone while filling online application” said the BDO.

Meanwhile, the administration will investigate Karmakar’s charge that the error was intentional or not.

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First Published : 05 Mar 2020, 04:40:20 PM