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    essay elections in india and tn election result

    elections in india and tn election result
    elections in india and tn election result





    Elections in India and tn election result 

    Introduction-Elections are the backbone of democracy. A democratic government is of the people, for the people and by the people. People choose persons among themselves who will govern them. They rule according to the wishes of the people and for the welfare of the people. 

    Elections-People choose their representatives through elections. In 

    . democratic countries, elections are contested on the basis of political parties These parties present their policies and programmes to the public. Elections are held and people cast their votes in favour of this or that party. Any citizen 

    aged 1 8 and above can exercise his vote. The party who gets majority forms the government.  

    The Declaration-“The Election Commission declared general elections The dates of elections were fixed. The candidates started canvassing. They started contacting the electors by going door to door. As the election commission imposed a strict limit to election expenses and certain rule of conduct there was an absence of loudspeakers, big public meetings, posters, cutouts and pamphlets. The restriction has also been imposed on a painting of walls of the house With various slogans etc. 

    Campaigning Stopped-As per rule canvassing stopped before 48 hours of the election time. The candidates started contacting the pe0ple from door to door. The public assured their candidates about their support. 

    Election Scene-The day of election arrived, voting was to start at 7 am. . and close at 5 pm. Election personnel were posted at election booths. At about 6.30 am. people started going towards their election booths. Men and women both were eager to exercise their voting right. Especially young persons aged 18 were more enthusiastic as they were casting their votes for the first time. The old and the handicapped people were being helped in their journey to polling booths. There were long queues in front of polling booths. Polling started at 7 am. There was a big crowd on the streets. Police personnel were there to maintain law and order. Some party workers arranged carriages for the voters, though it was not allowed under election code. 

    Law and Order-The authorities had made enough arrangements for peaceful polls, yet there were some disturbances by the workers of opposition parties. Some of them were trying to threaten voters for casting their votes in their favour. Some tried to capture polling booths. A group of people became violent and started throwing stones against the other group. The police dealt firmly with these disturbing elements, arrested some of them, beat some of them and asked other people to disperse. Thus, peace prevailed. At noon, the rush became less. Then again from 3 O’clock voting increased. At 5 pm. the



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