It is a written statement confirmed by oath or affirmation, for use as evidence in court.
It should mention clearly the full name, fathers’ name, religious persuasion, age, occupation, profession, place of residence of the person on whose behalf an Affidavit has been filed.
As long as a person is old enough to understand the facts and the significance of the oath or affirmation he or she makes, the affidavit is valid.
The person who makes the affidavit is called a ‘deponent’.
Yes, statement made by deponent should be supported by the documents.