Here is a simple guide to get you wife’s name registered at her new address after marriage, using Voter ID Form 6.
Wedding bells ring and bring good luck along with a set of duties and responsibilities to the people who get married. These responsibilities and duties require both the bride and groom to take care of each other and go hand in hand through all the difficulties and situations of daily life.
Now that enough said about the tasks inside wedlock, we would like to mention that the bride and the groom also have to take care of each other’s duty towards the nation and the whole system. Therefore, it should be the duty of the husband to make sure that his wife is registered as a voter and also that she has an updated/new Voter ID Card at the new address to which she has shifted after leaving behind her parent’s house.[Click Here for Information on Assembly Elections 2014].
Voter ID Form 6 – The form for every new registration:
How to get my wife enrolled using Voter ID Form 6?
Our purpose for writing this article is not to state that only the husband could register his wife as a voter. We are merely stating it that it should be his duty, the wife has to take the initiative and fill the Voter ID Card Form No. 6 herself, the method would remain the same.
Here are the different ways of registration of you companion at the new address:-
- If she is a new voter i.e for the first time then she has to fill in Form No. 6 for her enrollment as a new voter. This form can be downloaded from the CEO(Chief Election Officer) Website of your state.
- If your wife is already a voter and has a Voter ID Card but from a different constituency, then she would be required to fill the Form No. 6 for the change of residence.
- If she is a voter from the same Assembly constituency as her new home and only needs to change the address on the voter id card, in this case she has to fill Form 8-A for the change of residence within the same constituency. This for could also be downloaded from the CEO website of your state.
What could she use as a proof of residence to submit alongside Voter ID Form 6?
As a proof of residence your wife could submit a copy of her marriage certificate or a copy of the marriage invitation card would be enough.
This sums up all the methods and scenarios for the registration of your companion as a voter at the new address. Hence you should waste no time and help your wife register as soon as possible.
The first document that comes to mind whenever one thinks of a new registration or a new Voter ID Card is the Form No. 6. This is perhaps the most important form for the whole voting and electoral process. This form is similar to a foundation stone which builds voters out of the normal citizens and hence constructs the whole structure for the democracy.
Since your beloved better half has left behind her old home to lead a life at your place and surroundings out of her own comfort zone, you must ensure that she is registered as a voter at the new address which would enable her to take a decision and cast a vote during elections to choose officials who would govern her new constituency of residence.
Things could be difficult for the newly wedded bride as she has to adjust to completely new surroundings. So, if she is registered as a voter and has her name in the Voters’ List for the new address, this move might give her a sense of belonging and help her feel at home.
The participation of women in the whole electoral process
Hence, for a husband the registration of his wife and getting her a Voter ID Card by filling Form No. 6 should be a task of utmost priority and something that should not be delayed or neglected. The women have a 49% percent share in the voter force and hence their opinion is really important for the nation. They have a huge influence on the way things should work in our country, hence the registration of each and every woman is necessary. Hence, both men and women should make sure that it happens.
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