International Journal of Sociology and Political Science

International Journal of Sociology and Political Science


International Journal of Sociology and Political Science
2022, Vol. 4, Issue 2
The role of election commission of India: New emerging trends

Utkarsh Upadhyay

The Election Commission of India is a constitutional body and the head of the commission is called the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC). The Election. Commission is the agency of the Indian Government responsible for conducting free and fair selection in the country. It is one of the few agencies in the country that is wholly independent and its only constitutional duty is to conduct elections in a fair and impartial manner. The Election Commission of India which will include the various works that the body has done in the last 70years in an independent India. India is a country with many different culture and languages as well as diversified population. The Commission is charged with conducting free and fair election, safeguarding the electoral process, and ensuring that votes are accurately counted. The Commission is also in charge of drafting and implementing India’s electoral rules. The Election Commission of India is trying to bring about development in the election scenario to help in making the procedure even easier and better. The system further introduced the system of ‘voter ID’ in the year 1993. This also helped the electoral process in many ways. The voter ID serves as an identity proof in the government document that ease up the process. The Election Commission of India (ECI) is the apex body in charge of election administration in India. The Commission is led by a chairman who is appointed by the president on the Prime Minister’s advice for a seven year term, subject to Lok Sabha confirmation. Another great achievement by the ECI is the introduction of the voter ID cards for the people of country. The people with the help of this body elects the member who on behalf of the people are ruling the country. This body has created great independence in procedure of the election.
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Utkarsh Upadhyay. The role of election commission of India: New emerging trends. International Journal of Sociology and Political Science, Volume 4, Issue 2, 2022, Pages 17-20
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