As Lok Sabha Election are approaching, speculation for Prime Ministerial candidacy is getting intense, for which Mr. Narendra Modi is the center of attraction. Newspapers, Electroinc media, word of mouth has gained a lot of attention to the man who is considered as a prime candidate for the Prime Minster of India is Narendra Modi.There are several reasons behind such unconditional support for Modi as PM in 2014, for instance his incredible hard work in transforming the State of Gujarat from a backwardness to a State where dreams come true.
It’s Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Modi‘shard labour that had metamorphosed Gujarat into a developed state of India, not only this his social welfare programs for people of Gujarat had also given them a much required boost, that is the reason why Indians who lived in all around the world came in support of Narendra Modi as PM of India in 2014, which includes NRIs (Non-Resident Indian) who are eager to vote for the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections and make a difference.
If you are an NRI and willing to participate in the Lok Sabha Elections, then there is a legitimate way through which you get the power of voting in your hands, please follow the instructions mentioned below and do your duty as an Indian Voter;
According to the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, 2010, “a person who is a citizen of India and has not claimed the citizenship of any other country is eligible to be a registered voter of India”. For Non-Resident Indian, has to have a permanent residence address as mentioned in his or her passport, and then NRI can register as a voter in the constituency.
If you are an NRI and had required document as mentioned above, then you are eligible to file the application, Form 6A to Electoral Registration Officer (ERO) of the constituency of your region with legal ordinary residence of the applicant as mentioned in his or her vaild passport.
Availability of Form for application in Different Regions/State:
6A form is prescribed for the applicants who are willing to take part in voting for the Prime Ministerial elections. This form could be easily downloaded from the website of the Election Commission of India. Apart from this, the people who stay in India, can get it for free from the EROs offices and the one staying in some foreign country can get it from the Indian mission free of cost. A list of states and its websites are listed below from which one can take help to apply for registration:
Required Documents for NRI (non-resident indians) for Registation Process:
Along with the form, one is required to submit some of the required documents which include a current passport size colored photograph, photostat of all the important pages of passport including the one which contains photos and not but not the least, the Xerox of the pages which contains valid visa.
Requirement for completing the process:
If a person submits its application to the ERO of his/her region, then a person is required to bring an original passport along with him during registration or in case, the applicant is sending it by post then it is required to send duly self attested copy of passport and documents mentioned in form 6A.
The applicant will be reverted through the post and SMS for registration.
As the person gets enrolled, it will be allowed to vote at the polling station provided to it as a result of registration as an overseas elector.
Every citizen of India is expected to complete its responsibility in making the leader who will be responsible for the further condition of the nation which must be favorable for the growth and development of the nation.