Electoral reforms in India: For a stronger democratic policy
Author(s): Dr. Anantha S
Abstract: This article, ‘Electoral Reforms in India: For a stronger Democratic Policy’ throw light on the whollistic changes brought into the electoral systems in India. The article broadly discusses the political rights enjoyed and exercised by the people in the country as well as the role of political parties, national. Regional and local, in mobilizing public opinion to rose to power. The Author has tried to identify the role of Caste, Religion, Money and muscle power in influencing voters at the time of elections. The election Commission’s initiatives to conduct free and fair elections to various elected bodies and positions across the country With new initiatives such as EPIC words, EVMs, VV pat’s, NOTA, management of post-election disputes, election petitions etc. has yielded good results in Strengthening and improving the working of largest democracy in the world.
It was proved under various occasions that, our election commission, which is a plural body, to weed out the virus of malpractices.