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Voting Rights

Prisoners are presently barred from voting in elections.

SC To Take Up Plea Challenging Bar On Prisoners Voting In Elections On December 29

The plea challenges the Constitutional validity of section 62(5) of the Representation of People Act which prohibits a jailed person from casting vote in elections.

31 October 2022

Mehbooba Mufti press conference in Srinagar

Giving Voter Rights To Outsiders In J&K Is Last Nail In Coffin Of Democracy: Ex-CM Mehbooba Mufti

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Electoral Officer said a person does not need to have a J&K domicile to be a voter in the Union territory.

18 August 2022

Supreme Court

SC Seeks Response Of Centre, Poll Panel On PIL Seeking Voting Rights For NRIs

A bench comprising Chief Justice N V Ramana and Justices J K Maheshwari and Hima Kohli took note of the PIL filed by the Kerala Pravasi Association that the NRIs be given the voting rights.

17 August 2022

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