Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Registration of NRIs in Electoral Roll


The Election Commission has intimated that a total of 10,029 overseas electors have been enrolled so far in all States/ Union Territories. Further, list of overseas electors is not maintained according to the country of their residence.  Names of overseas electors are enrolled in the part of the roll pertaining to the locality in which his place of residence in India mentioned in their passport is located.  The country of temporary residence of overseas electors can keep changing from time to time.  The details of Overseas electors are as under: 

Name of the State
Number of Overseas electors
Name of the State
Number of Overseas electors
Goa
18
Sikkim
1
Gujarat
1
Tamil Nadu
42
Haryana
3
Uttarakhand
7
Himachal Pradesh
2
Uttar Pradesh
1
Kerala
9838
West Bengal
3
Madhya Pradesh
1
Daman and Diu
3
Maharashtra
3
NCT of Delhi
2
Punjab
70
Pudcherry
42

Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Shri Salman Khurshid, Minister of Law & Justice, said that further, total number of overseas electors who cast their votes in the last assembly elections in five states is as follows: Punjab-12, Uttar Pradesh-0, Uttarakhand-0, Manipur-0 and Goa-1. Any alternate mode of voting to the ‘overseas electors’ has not been envisaged for the present.

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