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External Affairs Minister, Smt. Sushma Swaraj introduced a path breaking Bill on Registration of Marriage of non-Resident of India in Rajya Sabha today. The Bill is an outcome of a joint initiative of the Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Law and Justice. The objective of the Bill is to create more accountability and offer more protection against exploitation of Indian women by their NRI spouses. It envisages (i) Registration of Marriages by Non-Resident Indians; (ii) Amendment of the Passports Act 1967 and (iii) Amendment to the Code of…
Friday, 25 January 2019 17:53

Information on overseas voters registration

“Greater Participation for a Stronger Democracy” A citizen of India who is absent from the country owing to employment, education etc, and has not acquired citizenship of any other country are known as overseas voters & are eligible to register as a voter in the address mentioned in their Indian passport.
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