Sunil Karmakar, who lives in East Bengal, West Bengal, was surprised when he noticed his canine's photograph printed on his voter ID card. He has determined to file a defamation swimsuit towards the Election Commission of India (EC). He obtained his revised voter ID card on Tuesday.
However, he bought an ID card with a canine photograph in his place. A 64-year-old voter from Ramnagar village in Murshidabad stated, 'There have been some errors in my voter ID card, so I utilized to get it corrected. When the revised card arrived, the data was appropriate however my photograph was modified.
Karmakar says that this error has been made deliberately in order that he might be publicly humiliated. <! –
He stated, 'People who noticed my card publicly made enjoyable of me. I’ll take the Election Commission to court docket. A authorities official concerned in correcting voter ID card errors stated that the error had already been seen, however he had no thought the way it was not rectified.
The authorities official stated, "After publication of the draft voter checklist, we seemed on the image of the canine. I went to Karmakar's home and introduced his image. But I don’t know how the cardboard was printed with the canine's photograph.
It is believed that this error is as a result of large-scale stir in Bengal relating to the National Register of Citizens. In the previous couple of months, greater than 0.83 million folks, together with 0.24 million new voters from 22 meeting constituencies in Murshidabad district, have utilized for brand new voter ID playing cards and corrections of errors in present ones. The district administration has canceled the depart of all authorities workers in order that there is no such thing as a mistake in anybody.