NRI’s Apply for Voter ID card | Overseas elector Indian citizen apply for Voter ID

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NRI’s Apply for Voter ID card | Overseas elector Indian citizen apply for Voter ID:
Under Section-20A of the Representation of the People Act, 1950, inserted vide Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, 2010, which has come into effect w.e.f. 10th February, 2011, every overseas elector, i.e., Indian citizen who is absenting from his place of ordinary residence in India owing of 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 place of residence in India as mentioned in his/her passport in located.
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In terms of rule 8A of the Registration of Electors Rules, 1960. Every overseas elector whose place of residence in India is located in the State of Karnataka who has completed 18 years of age as on 01-01-2011, and is desirous of registering his/her name in the electoral roll, is invited hereby to submit claim application is 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. Form-6A along with guideline for the applicants is giver below. 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 along with the document 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.
Addresses of the registration officers of each of the 224 Assembly Constituencies in the State of Karnataka can be seen on the website http://ceokarnataka.kar.nic.in
 
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