“Polling at your fingertips”- SMS based service launched in Meghalaya

In order to help voters to locate their respective polling stations, the Election Commission launched an SMS based service “Polling at your fingertips” in Shillong, Meghalaya.

SMS service “Polling at your fingertips”:

  • Voters have to type their Elector’s Photo Identity Card (EPIC) number and send it to 98560-66666 and within a few minutes, details of electoral roll, timing and date of the election and name and address of the polling station is delivered to the mobile number.
  • Objective: To help the voters in locating their polling stations and to reach their actual designated polling stations.
  • An SMS will be charged at Rs.3.

In case, voters do not receive any response after sending EPIC number, they should immediately contact their respective deputy commissioner’s offices.

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