Personal appearance or hearing is not necessary in each case. On receipt of Form
6A, the Electoral Registration Officer shall display a copy of the said Form on his notice4
board inviting objections, if any, within 7 days time. The Electoral Registration Officer
may also ask the concerned Booth Level Officer to verify with the family members /
relatives or the neighbours, if any, the information provided by the applicant.
If Form 6A is complete in all respects and copies of all relevant documents
enclosed and no person has objected within 7 days stipulated time, the Electoral
Registration Officer can order inclusion of name in the electoral roll.
In case there is an objection to the claim in Form 6A for inclusion of name, the
Electoral Registration Officer shall designate and authorize an officer from the Indian
Mission at that particular country to which the applicant belongs, to hear the applicant
for the objection raised. If the objector is also available there then both the parties are
heard. Such designated officer of the Indian mission will send a report to the Electoral
Registration Officer to enable him to take decision in the case. In no case, the personal
appearance of the applicant/objector living abroad shall be required by the ERO in