Simultaneous Elections ideal and desirable, but more deliberation needed: Law Commission

Shruti Mahajan August 31 2018
Simultaneous elections

The Law Commission has favoured the idea holding of simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and the State Assemblies while flagging some issues that need more deliberation.

In its draft report, the Commission terms the holding of simultaneous elections as “ideal as well as desirable” provided a “workable formula” is provided in the Constitution of India.

Certain issues like whether such simultaneous polls will affect the Basic Structure of Constitution, the concept of democracy and the federal structure and polity of India, still . . .

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