Voting by Overseas Electors

The proposal to allow the alternative options of voting by overseas electors in the form of (i) ‘e-Postal Ballot System’ which envisages making available blank postal ballot electronically to the NRI Voters and thereafter return of the same by normal post and (ii) ‘proxy voting which would allow such voters to appoint a proxy after following certain formalities and exercise his franchise through the medium of the proxy so appointed, is under consideration of the Government.

This information was given by Union Minister of Ministry of Law & Justice, Shri D. V. Sadananda Gowda in a written reply in Lok Sabha today. 


(Release ID :133442)

Source: Press Information Bureau (PIB)

Source: Bombay High Court

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