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What Makes Elections In India Democratic

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What Makes Elections In India Democratic - Lesson Summary

During the election process, many political parties adopt unfair practices to get votes. No political party can win an election through such unfair practices.

India has a democratic election system. The election system in India is controlled and governed by an independent and very powerful body called the Election Commission (EC). The EC is headed by the Chief Election Commissioner, who is assisted by several Election Commissioners. The present Election Commissioner is Naveen Chawla.

The Election Commission of India performs several functions, starting from the announcement of the elections to the final declaration of the result.

It drafts and implements the Code of Conduct for elections and takes disciplinary action against parties violating it.

The Election Commission is authorized to advise the government on decisions affecting the election and control the transfer of government officials across departments and roles. The Election Commission also has the function of controling the work of government officials on election duty. The Election Commission has the power to order a re-poll in case it finds evidence of unfair practices during polling. The people‚Äôs participation can be measured through the voter turnout on polling day.

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