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

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      How is the 'voter turnout' in India measured?


                      (i) People's participation in elections is usually measured by the voter  turn out figures. Turnout indicates the per cent of eligible voters who actually cast their votes. (ii) In India, the poor, illiterate and the underprivileged people vote in larger proportion as compared to the rich and privileged sections. (iii) Common people in India attach a lot of importance to elections. They feel that through elections, they can bring pressure on the political parties to adopt policies and programmes favourable for them. (iv) The interest of voters, in election-related activities, has been increasing over the years.

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