9th Class Social Science Electoral Politics Question Bank 9th CBSE Social Science Electoral Politics

  • question_answer    (a) What is ballot paper? (b) Name the machine by which these papers have been replaced. (c) Why is there no educational qualification required for the candidates for contesting election?                


                      (a) A ballot paper is a sheet of paper on which the names of the contesting candidates alongwith party name and symbols are listed. The voters put a stamp on the name of the candidate whom they want to elect. (b) Nowadays Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) are used instead of ballot papers. (c) The relevant qualification for being an MLA or an MP is the ability to understand people's concerns, problems and to represent their interests. Educational qualification is not relevant to them. Fixed educational qualification will deprive a large section of people to contest election.


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