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International Election Visitors Programme 2022

The virtual International Election Visitors Programme (IEVP) 2022 was hosted by the Election Commission of India (ECI) for Election Management Bodies (EMBs) from nearly 32 countries and four international organisations. Overview: More than 150 EMB Delegates participating online were given an overview of the ongoing elections for Legislative Assemblies in Manipur, Goa, Uttarakhand, Punjab, and ..

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Changes proposed by J&K Delimitation Panel

Delimitation Commission proposed significant changes to the electoral map of Jammu and Kashmir, by carving out new constituencies. Key Points Delimitation Commission also redraw several of existing constituencies. The draft delimitation working paper has been rejected by National Conference (NC). It was second set of proposals, proposed by the Commission and was shared with five ..

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Supreme Court Notice on Irrational Freebies

The Supreme Court of India recently issued a notice to the union government, a few state governments and also to the Election Commission of India. The ECI has stated lack of power as the reason in response. What is the notice about? The SC has directed the ECI to frame guidelines to stop the political ..

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National Voters Day

Every year, the National Voters Day is celebrated on January 25. The day is celebrated to increase the enrolment of new voters in the country. Theme of National Voters Day 2022 Making elections Inclusive, Accessible and Participative Awards Every year, the National Awards for the Best Electoral Practices are conferred at state and district level ..

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Guru Ravidas Jayanti and Punjab Elections

The Guru Ravidas Jayanti is celebrated on Magh Poornima, that is, on the new moon day of the Magh month. It is celebrated all over India. About Ravidas Ravidas was a social reformer and a spiritual man. He is popular mainly for his work against castism. Ravidas was a contemporary saint to Saint Kabir. It ..

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Rise in Election Expenses Limit

Election Commission of India (ECI) has enhanced election expenditure ceiling for candidates in assembly constituencies, ahead of assembly elections across five states. Key Points ECI enhanced election expenditure from the existing Rs 20 lakh to Rs 28 lakh and from Rs 28 lakh to Rs 40 lakh, in respective states and Union territories. In case of parliamentary constituencies, ..

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