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September 07, 2018 15:41
TDP Eyes Overseas Indians Votes

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The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has set its sights on Non-Resident Indian (NRI) votes with a Bill to extend the facility of 'proxy voting' to abroad Indians, on the lines of the one on service voters, which was passed by the Lok Sabha earlier this month.

The issue reportedly came up for discourse at the State-level workshop of the party on Wednesday.

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TDP sources said that Chief Minister and party national president N. Chandrababu Naidu discussed the Bill at the workshop.

The Bill would become an Act if it was passed in the Rajya Sabha as well. The TDP needs to gear up in this regard. The party has to prepare a list of NRI voters in each district. Necessary plans have been chalked out to win the confidence of NRI voters, he said.

By Sowmya Sangam

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