Now Non-Locals Can Vote In Assembly Polls in J&K | New Order By Election Commission.
In an exclusive conversation with Republic TV, the Chief Electoral Officer of Jammu and Kashmir, Hirdesh Kumar, informed that security forces and civilians from any part of the country residing in the Union Territory can now cast vote in the Assembly elections of Jammu and Kashmir. Hirdesh Kumar informed that with the abrogation of Article 370, the “Representation of People Act” has been fully implemented in J&K.
However, he informed that the details of the voters will be verified by J&K ‘s Assistant Returning Officer. “All this is being done according to the Consitution as Article 370, that provided special status to Jammu and Kashmir, has been abrogated,” the Chief Electoral Officer added.
Source: Republic World