Man gets Voter ID with dog's photo (Photo Credit: Twitter@ANI)
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.
WB: Sunil Karmakar, a resident of Ramnagar village in Murshidabad,says he had applied for a correction in his voter ID&when he received a revised ID,it had a dog's photo instead of his own. BDO says "Photo has already been corrected. He'll get final ID with correct photo."(04.03) pic.twitter.com/c9Ba9uybOP— ANI (@ANI) March 4, 2020
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.