1971 Voter List West Bengal – Old Electoral Roll 1952 to 1971 Download PDF: Complete Process

As the NRC & CAA Acts are recently in the news, residents of West Bengal are now searching from where and how the Old Voter List of 1971 can be downloaded. Today, in this article, we are going to provide the steps to download the Complete Voter List from 1952 to 1971 for the state of West Bengal in PDF format. We have also provided a direct link to download the WB Old Electoral Roll 1971.

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West Bengal State Government has uploaded the scanned copies of year wise Old Voter List their official website www.oldelectoralrolls.wb.gov.in. Visit the website and choose your district’s name to download the Scanned copies of the Electoral Rolls.

How to Download WB 1971 Voter List Online PDF?

At first, visit the official portal oldelectoralrolls.wb.gov.in. The site may be slow, so keep patience. After some time, you will see the homepage of the portal.

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Now, select the Year for which you want to download the old voter list. You will see following options:

  • 1952,
  • 1956,
  • 1958,
  • 1959,
  • 1961,
  • 1966,
  • 1968,
  • 1970,
  • 1971.

After choosing the Year, click on “Select District“. Choose the district name for which you want to generate electoral roll from the drop down menu.

Then, select the Constituency Name.

After that, click on “Search” button.

The download links of the PDF file of the Scanned copies of Old Voter List will be shown. Click on the respective links to download the Part Wise Electoral Lists.

Now use any PDF viewer software to open the West Bengal Old Voter List. Front page of a Sample Old Voter List is shown below:

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Process to get Certified Copy of Old Electoral List

You can also get a certified copy of Old Electoral List by applying to the Assistant Director, Directorate of State Archives, Dept of Higher Education, Govt of West Bengal.

First Download the Application Form in Bengali / English Language (Link to Download the form is given below):

Now, fill up the form with details such as Year, Name of Assembly Constituency, Part No. / EA No, Ward Number / Road Number / Mouza, Volume No, Serial No in the Voter List in the Electoral Roll, Applicants Name, Signature etc.

Then, attach your ID proof along with the application and send it by post to the address mentioned in the application form.

For which districts can I download the Old Voter List?

Old voter lists are available for the following districts:

  • Bankura
  • Birbhum
  • Burdwan
  • Coochbehar
  • Darjeeling
  • Hoogly
  • Howrah
  • Jalpaiguri
  • Kolkata (Calcutta)
  • Malda
  • Midnapore
  • Mursidabad
  • Nadia
  • Purulia
  • West Dinajpur
  • 24 Parganas

Can I search 1971 Voter List West Bengal by Name?

No you can not find the voter list by name or EPIC Id. You must download the Old Voter List in PDF format. Then open the file and search manually to check whether your or your parent’s name is present in the list.

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