Q. Which Act will be amended to provide proxy voting facility to Non-Residents Indians (NRIs)?
Answer of this question "Which Act will be amended to provide proxy voting facility to Non-Residents Indians (NRIs)?", here are 4 choices for this question : Representation of People Act, 1951, Citizenship Act, 1955, Both (a) and (b), Neither (a) nor (b). Answer Is "Representation of People Act, 1951".
The Union Cabinet on cleared a proposal to extend proxy voting to Non-Resident Indians (NRI) by amending the Representation of the People Act (RPA), 1951. As per the proposal, NRIs and overseas Indians are free to cast their votes in constituencies where they are registered and would also be allowed to use the option of proxy, which as of now is only available to service personnel.