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

  • question_answer   Read the above headlines carefully and identify which powers are used by the Election Commission in each instance to ensure free and fair elections.    

    Answer:

                      (a) Election Commission takes decisions on every aspect of conduct and control of elections, from the announcement of elections to the declaration of results. (b) Election Commission regulates campaigns to ensure that every political party or candidate gets a fair and equal chance to complete. It also ensures that no party or candidate can spend more than Rs. 25 lakh for election in a Lok Sabha Constituency and Rs. 10 lakh for election in an Assembly Constituency. (c) During the election period, the Election Commission can order the government to  follow some guidelines, to prevent use and misuse of governmental power to enhance its chances to win elections or to transfer some government officials. (d) Election Commission takes decisions on every aspect of conduct and control of elections. (e) Election Commission enjoys the same kind of independence that the judiciary enjoys. It is not supposed to work on the advice of the Home Minister. During the election period, the Election Commission can order the government to follow some guidelines, to prevent use and misuse of the governmental power to enhance its chances to win elections or to transfer some government officials. (f) Election Commission takes decisions on every aspect of elections and control of elections from the announcement of elections to the declaration of results. It also includes the powers relating to the identification of the voters. (g) During the election period, the Election Commission can order the government to follow some guidelines, to prevent use and misuse of governmental power to enhance its chances to win elections or to transfer some government officials. (h) Election Commission implements the code of conduct and punishes any candidate or party that violates it. (i) Election Commission takes decisions on every aspect of conduct and control of elections from the announcement of elections to the declaration of results. It also includes power regarding the control of the exist polls. (j) Election Commission takes decisions on every aspect of conduct and control of elections from the announcement of elections and order to repoll to the declaration of results. (k) It implements election laws and the code of conduct and punishes any candidate or party that violates it. Thus, every party or candidate can get a fair and equal chance to compete. Note In the examination, this question will not be asked completely, only its one or two sub-parts will be asked.


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