Do not have internet access? Struck on the procedure to get electoral identity card offline?You must know that an electoral identity card is your identity and address proof as well. It can be used at any place where a photo identity proof is needed, for example, while getting a mobile sim card, getting your ration card, etc. The government-issued voter ID card or the electoral identity card is very much a necessity for the citizens of India from several perspectives. If you do not have this, you … [Read more...]
Easiest Process for Online Voter ID Registration
In a democratic country like India, the ultimate power rests with the people and can be exercised through Franchise i.e., right to vote. Earlier any citizen of India who attained the age of 21 was eligible to vote in elections (provided he/she was a registered voter). Later it was changed to 18 years through the 61st amendment Act of Indian Constitution. Now any citizen of India who attains the age of 18 has the right to vote and is called Universal Adult Suffrage. The prerequisite for a … [Read more...]
How to Find State Election Commission Contact Details and Website?
As most of you would already be aware about, the Election Commission of India is an autonomous body which is in charge of administering all the processes related to elections in India. It is the election commission which is responsible to make sure that the elections are conducted in a fair manner. Earlier the election commission of India had only one election commissioner. However, since 1 october, 1993 this changed and the concept of multi election commissioners was adopted. The state election … [Read more...]
The Election Commission of India – Year in Review (2014)
From Lok Sabha elections to the Assembly elections 2014, we witnessed some ground breaking results. There was a huge change in the political landscape of the Indian political scene. The new government was elected by a total majority of voters. Narendra Modi took the oath as the new Prime Minister preceded by the huge expectations from the electors. Keeping aside all the political turbulence or the successes, there was a support system that stayed strong and worked day night to ensure that the … [Read more...]
Election Commission of India – How it works?
Know every detail of the Election Commission of India and how it works India gained Independence on August 15th 1947. It is the largest democratic country in the world. "Demo" means People and "Cratic" means rule. Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of America at Gettysburg address gave the meaning of Democracy as the rule by people and government for the people, of the people and by the people. Government is constituted by the persons who are representative of peoples. How are these people … [Read more...]
Why Election Commission of India Issues Photo Identity Card to Voters?
Elections in India are monitored and implemented by the Election Commission of India (ECI) where the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) along with Election Commissioners (EC) oversee election procedures and delegate jobs to the Chief Electoral Officers (CEO)of each state. The major elections include Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, Legislative Assemblies, Legislative Councils, Gram Panchayats, and Municipal elections. The Electorate and the Identity Cards While many aspiring politicians stand for … [Read more...]