Law Commission inclined to support Simultaneous Elections, suggests amendments to Constitution

Murali Krishnan April 18 2018
Simultaneous Elections

The Law Commission of India has expressed inclination to throw its weight behind the proposal to have simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies.

In a meeting held yesterday, “A Draft Working Paper on Simultaneous Elections -  Constitutional and Legal Perspectives” prepared by the Commission was considered. It was the resolved by the Commission that before finalising and forwarding its Report to the Government of India, the Commission should seek the opinion of all stakeholders including Constitutional Experts, Academia, Political Parties etc . . .

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