India has a constitutional form of democracy with a parliamentary system of government, and at the heart of the system, it has a commitment to hold regular, free and fair elections. These elections, conducted by the Election Commission of India determine the composition of the ruling government, the members of the two houses of the parliament, the state and union territory legislative assemblies, and the President and the vice-president. The democratic system in India is based on the … [Read more...]
How to search Election Commission of India Identity card?
As per official rules of the Election Commission of India, the citizens of India who are 18 years old on January 1st of the year for which the electoral roll is prepared are eligible to be registered as a voter in the Constituency where he/she resides and have a election commission of India identity card. To know how to apply for a new election commission of India identity card, click on this link. How to search for Election Commission of India Identity card? You can search your name in the … [Read more...]
How many commissioners are appointed under the Chief Election Commissioner of India
Election Commission of India is the chief autonomous body who is responsible for conducting fair elections across India. These processes are governed under the authority of Chief Election Commissioner. So, in this article we’ll discuss about Chief Election Commissioners, number of commissioners appointed under him and their functions. Election Commission of India: Chief Election Commissioner The Chief Election Commissioner of India is the head of the ECI, an autonomous organisation whose main … [Read more...]
FAQs on Indian Election and Voter ID Card
There are various facts related to Indian Elections and its procedure that are unknown to many of us. This Article is dedicated to help you by providing as much information as possible on Indian Elections and its systems. FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions 1. Who holds the highest power in the government? According to article 53(1) of our Constitution, the highest power is enjoyed by the President of India. Being the first citizen of India, he holds all constitutional powers and uses it … [Read more...]
NRIs to Cast E-Vote in Bihar Election?
India has not had an absentee ballot system until now. Section 19 of 'The Representation of the People Act' allows a person to register to vote if he or she is above 18 years of age and is an ordinary resident of the constituency i.e. the current address for 6 months or longer. Section 20 of the Act disqualifies a non-resident Indian from getting his/her name registered in the electoral roll. Consequently, it also prevents an NRI from casting vote in elections. The Representation of the … [Read more...]
What is NOTA? How can one cast a NOTA Vote?
This Article discusses an important right that is provided to you by Election Commission of India by the permission from the Supreme Court of India. This important right is known as NOTA vote, abbreviated as “None of the Above” vote. NOTA Vote: The idea of a “None of the above” option was first originated in 1976 when the Isla Vista Municipal Advisory Council passed a resolution to put forward this choice in the official electoral ballot, in County of Santa Barbara, California, in the USA. … [Read more...]
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