Voting rights of NRIs
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Voting rights for NRIs through facility available at the Indian Missions

Justices KS Radhakrishnan and NV Ramana favoured the petition filed by NRI doctor Shamsheer who said that staff at Indian missions abroad can cast their vote at the embassy or High Commission premises, without being physically present in the country. The Election Commission should permit them to exercise their right through facility available at the Indian missions abroad. The bench also asked the Election Commission to respond to their petition by Friday.

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