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Almost all voters in India now have a photo identity card


95.64%: The percentage of eligible voters who have been issued photo identity cards to prevent misuse. That’s around 780 million individuals. Of the 35 states and union territories, 16 have achieved 100% coverage.

Source: How India Lives, a company founded by journalists, which seeks to increase the access and search of public data in India. More statistics on the largest election in history here.

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