3.1 crore NRIs can’t vote online in LS polls: Election Commission - Etv
Fri, Feb 22, 2019, 09:41 AM
The Election Commission of India has clarified that the NRIs cannot exercise their franchise through online in Lok Sabha polls to be held in April-May months. The EC issued a clarification after news reports were published of providing an online facility for NRIs to cast their vote in the upcoming elections. It said NRIs can vote electronically only when the Representation of the People’s Act was amended in both houses of the Parliament. According to the External Affairs Ministry, 3.1 crore NRIs are residing in various countries.