Voting in India

Compulsory Voting In India: Issues and Analysis

March 27, 2016

The idea of making voting compulsory in response to declining voter turnout in elections have been debated for many years. This section attempts to cover the issue of compulsory voting and its implementation in detail. Attempts in the past to make voting compulsory: The idea of making...

Composition and Chemistry of Indelible Election ink in India

March 26, 2016

Indelible ink which is applied to fingers of voters during elections to prevent double voting contains Silver nitrate, which make it stain the skin, very difficult to wash off. The ink has been produced by Mysore Paints and Varnish Limited (MPVL) and it is not only used in...

Systematic Voter’s Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP)

March 26, 2016

Qualitatively and quantitatively, the voter’s participation is bedrock for a participative democracy. Similarly, the voter registration and electorate education are central to the election management process. India faces a huge gap between what the voters should know and what they actually know in relation to various components...