Lok Sabha Passes Bill Allowing NRIs to Cast Proxy Vote

first_imgTo enable the large Indian diaspora to take part in the electoral process, the government moved the Representation of the People (Amendment) Bill 2017 for consideration and passage in the lower house on Thursday. Under the bill which was passed by a voice vote, non-resident Indians (NRIs) overseas can cast their vote in Indian elections by proxy voting. According to a recent estimate, around 3.10 NRIs currently reside in countries across the globe.Read it at Qrius Related Itemslast_img