Telangana has just 1122 NRI Voters
Hyderabad, Feb 22: Despite heavy publicity, campaigning and promotion by various political parties and NRI Telugu Associations across the World, there are only 1122 NRI Voters from Telangana State.
Telangana State has a total of 2,95,18,964 voters, after the revision of Electoral Rolls, as on 01-01-2019.
According to Chief Electoral Officer Dr. Rajat Kumar, a total of 26,23,853 claims and objections were received during the Special Summary Revision - 2019. Of them, as many as 23,78,764 were accepted and 245,089 were rejected.
Therefore, the final electors, as on 01-01-2019 including Male - 1,48,42,619; Female - 1,46,74,977; 3rd Gender - 1,368; Service - 10,307; NRIs - 1,122; P.W.D Voters - 4,69,030 and Age 18 ' 19 Voters - 5,99,933.
Various political parties have setup their NRI Wings and arranged so many meetings around the world to enroll NRI voters in the last few years. But the numbers show that NRIs are not interested in participating in the voting in India.
News Posted: 22 February, 2019