Today while addressing the 10th annual diaspora meet called the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh promises to fulfill the long-standing demand of its diaspora to allow Non-resident Indians (NRIs) to vote and participate in the election process.
The Prime Minister Manmohan Singh stated in the meet, “Pursuant to the law that was enacted to enable Non-resident Indians to vote in our national elections, the government has issued notifications for registration of overseas electors under the Representation of People Act, 1950.”
However diaspora plays an important role in the growth and development of the country. And now recognizing it the government responding by giving commitment to address their concerns and fulfill their demands. Read More