NRIs entitled to get themselves registered in electoral rolls

Manoj Kumar, Chief Electoral Officer said here today that every overseas elector i.e. Indian citizen who is absenting from his place of ordinary residence in India owing to employment, education or otherwise, and has not acquired citizenship of any other country and who is not included in the electoral roll, is entitled to have his/her name registered in the electoral roll of the constituency in which his/her place of residence in India as mentioned in his/her passport is located.

He said that every overseas elector whose place of residence in India is located in the State of Himachal Pradesh who has completed 18 years of age as on 1st January, 2011 and is desirous of registering his/her name in the electoral roll, is invited hereby to submit claim application in Form-6A for registration in the electoral roll of the constituency in which his/her place of residence as shown in the passport is located.

He told that Form-6A along with guidelines for the applicants is available with Electoral Registration Officers (ADMs/SDMs) and uploaded on the website of Election Department “http://ceohimachal.nic.in“. He said that the claim application in Form-6A may be either submitted in person directly to the registration officer of the constituency concerned or sent to such registration officer by post alongwith the documents mentioned in Form-6A and the guidelines. when the claim application is sent by post, it should be accompanied by photocopies of the relevant pages of the passport duly attested by the competent official of the Indian mission in the country concerned, he added.

He said that addresses of the Registration Officers of each of the 68 Assembly constituencies in the State of Himachal Pradesh could be seen on the website http://ceohimachal.nic.in.

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