One of the most important features of a democratic polity is Elections. India is world's largest democracy and unlike constitutional monarchy and dictatorship, the head of the state and important offices in the state are not inherited but elected either directly or indirectly by the people of the country. To ensure the observance of impartial and just elections in India, the Election Commission of India was set up which is headed by the Election Commissioner of India. In this article, we will … [Read more...]
How is State Election Commission Different from Election Commission of India?
Every five years elections are conducted in India at different levels, which are that of the Parliamentary level, State Level and at the levels of the offices of Vice President and President. The role of the Election Commission is to ensure a smooth and hassle free election process. Since delegation of power makes every process easier, the Election Commission operates on two levels: Election Commission of India and State Election Commission. Both the bodies have same motive - of ensuring the … [Read more...]
Election Commission of India – Different Types of Elections
The Election Commission of India is constitutionally established as an Indian autonomous federal authority. The main responsibility of the Election Commission of India is the conduction and supervising of all the electoral processes, maintaining the principles and rules ensuring free and fair election polling. The Chief Election Commissioner who heads the Election Commission of India is appointed by the President of India. To read more about the Election Commission, click … [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...]
How is the Chief Election Commissioner of India appointed?
India is a Democratic country. Which means people have the right to choose and elect their leaders and give them power to lead them. But, have you ever wondered who takes all the effort to hold elections, verify the candidates, count the votes, etc. The unsung heroes who do these: ELECTION COMMISSION OF INDIA. History of the Chief Election Commission of India Chief Election Commission of India is an independent body responsible for administering all the electoral processes in the Republic of … [Read more...]
Who is the new Chief Election Commissioner of India?
It is said some people are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.But this article is about an Honest Indian man trying to make a difference in the lives of 1.2 billion people. He has become an inspiration to the youth. Not because of the fame that he has got. But because of the Respect that he has earned. Born on 6th July, 1952 Syed Nasim Ahmad Zaidi of UP was appointed as the Chief Election Commissioner of India on 19th April,2015. The Election … [Read more...]