Notification for registering in the electoral roll in India

Notifications have been issued under Rule 8A of Electors Rules, 1960 by the Chief Electoral Officers of four elections going States of West Bengal, Assam, Kerala and Tamil Nadu and Union Territory of Puducherry. 2. With the amendments in the Representation of the People Act, 2010 overseas electors can exercise their franchise in their respective constituencies. Every overseas elector whose place of residence in India is located in any of the States mentioned above and has completed 18 years of age as on 01-01-2011 and is desirous of registering his/her name in the electoral roll can submit claim application in Form-6A for registration. The application may either by submitted in person directly to the registration officer of the constituency concerned or sent to such registration officer by post. When the 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 Consulate General of India, Dubai. 3. Form-6A – alongwith the guidelines – and addresses of the registration officers of each of the constituencies can be seen on the following website: http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/nri/nri.asp

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