Government extended due date for linking aadhar with Voter ID
MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE Legislative Department vide notification dated 21st March 2023, extended due date for intimating aadhar number to electoral office till 31st March 2024 from 1st April 2023.
Extract of notification can be read as under-
In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (5) of section 23 of the Representation of the People Act, 1950 (43 of 1950), the Central Government hereby makes the following amendment in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Law and Justice (Legislative Department), number S.O. 2803(E), dated the 17th June, 2022, namely: -
In the said notification, for the words and figures, “the 1st April, 2023”, the words and figures, “the 31st March, 2024” shall be substituted.
Relevant provision and Original Notification
“Rule 26B. Special provision for providing Aadhaar number by existing electors.— Every person whose name is listed in the roll may intimate his Aadhaar number to the registration officer in Form 6B in accordance with sub-section (5) of section 23 of the Act.”.
S.O. 2803(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (5) of section 23 of the Representation of the People Act, 1950 (43 of 1950), the Central Government hereby notifies the 1st April, 2023 as the date on or before which every person whose name is included in the electoral roll may intimate his Aadhaar number in accordance with the said section.