Page-20 of Elections Current Affairs, GK & News

Gopinath Munde's daughter creates record of maximum victory margin in Lok Sabha elections

Late BJP leader Gopinath Munde’s second daughter, Pritam Munde,  won the Beed seat in Maharashtra by a record margin of nearly seven lakh votes. The bypoll was conducted in Beed to fill the seat left vacant by Gopinath Munde after his tragic and untimely demise.  Pritam Munde’s record Pritam polled 9,22,416 votes, defeating former Congress ..

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What is Youth Unite for Voter Awareness (YUVA) ?

The Election Commission of India unveiled an initiative to identify the missing and non-voters to encourage them for voting. The Commission has designed a YUVA strategy which abbreviates “Youth Unite for Voter Awareness” (YUVA) to encourage increased participation of young women and men in the electoral process. The Commission is making efforts to include homeless ..

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EC relaxes Model Code of Conduct ahead of June 12 by-polls

The EC (Election Commission) has settled to relax the Model Code of Conduct, on an experimental basis, by permitting partial implementation of developmental schemes in those districts where by-polls will be held on June 12, 2012.  Why this decision was taken by EC? The EC order came after several states, where by-elections are being held, ..

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Switzerland: 125th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union at Bern

The 125th Assembly of the Inter Parliamentary Union was held at Bern, Switzerland from October 16, 2011 to October 19, 2011. Bern was also the headquarters of the IPU from 1892 to 1911. What is The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)? The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) is an international organization established in 1889 by William Randal Cremer (United ..

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