A Brief Timeline of the Manipur State Assembly

By | March 25th, 2017|Categories: Election Information, Public Institution|

Manipur Assembly Building / Pic: Bullu Raj/E-pao The first Manipur State Assembly was elected on adult franchise in July 1948 – the first of its kind in India. ‘The representative returnable from General, Hill and Mohammedan constituencies were in the ratios of 30:18:3 respectively with an additional two seats for the representatives of [...]

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Districts and Assembly Constituencies in Manipur

By | March 11th, 2017|Categories: Constituency Monitor, Election Information|

Check the districts and assembly constituencies in Manipur including the seven new districts that were created in the run-up to the recently held election. This documentation is a part of our plan to monitor the political parties and start the Constituency Monitor action. We will be also updating the detailed results of the election asap. To [...]

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Consolidated Analysis Report of Manipur Assembly Elections 2017

By | March 6th, 2017|Categories: Constituency Monitor, Election Information, Manipur Assembly Election 2017|

Get familiar with your candidates from these reports: 1. PDF 1: Consolidated Analysis Report (Phases 1 and 2) of Manipur Assembly Elections 2017— with an analysis of criminal background, financial, education, gender and other details of candidates—was prepared by the New Delhi-based Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR). 2. PDF 2: Analysis of Asset Comparison of Re-contesting MLAs [...]

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Representation of People Act 101

By | February 21st, 2017|Categories: Election Information|

Sources: Election Commission of India http://eci.nic.in/eci/eci.html Ministry of Law and Justice http://lawmin.nic.in/ The Representation of People Act, 1951 is an act of Parliament of India to provide for the conduct of elections of the Houses of Parliament and to the House or Houses of the Legislature of each State, the qualifications and disqualifications for membership of [...]

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The Electoral System of India 101

By | February 13th, 2017|Categories: Election Information|

Text source: Election Commission of India, http://eci.nic.in/eci/eci.html Introduction India is a constitutional democracy with a parliamentary system of government, and at the heart of the system is a commitment to hold regular, free and fair elections. These elections determine the composition of the government, the membership of the two houses of parliament, the state and union [...]

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Anti-Defection Law 101

By | February 12th, 2017|Categories: Election Information|

defection: to abandon a position or association, often to join an opposing group Image: Wikimedia Commons The evil of political defections has been a matter of national concern. If it is not combated, it is likely to undermine the very foundations of our democracy and the principles which sustain it. With this object, an [...]

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NOTA 101

By | February 10th, 2017|Categories: Election Information|

‘None Of The Above,’ or NOTA for short, also known as ‘against all’ or a ‘scratch’ vote, is a ballot option in some jurisdictions or organizations, designed to allow the voter to indicate disapproval of all of the candidates in a voting system. It is based on the principle that consent requires the ability to withhold [...]

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Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) 101

By | February 10th, 2017|Categories: Election Information|

Source: Election.in http://www.elections.in Bringing transparency in electoral process and preventing malpractices is one of the formidable challenges that India has been trying to tackle for years. Even after the transformation from ballot paper system to electronic voting machines, not much headway could be made to rule out manipulation of poll results. As experts and individuals from [...]

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Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) 101

By | February 10th, 2017|Categories: Election Information|

Source: Election Commission of India http://eci.nic.in/eci/eci.html Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) is a programme of multi-interventions through different modes and media designed to educate citizens, electors and voters about the electoral process in order to increase their awareness and participation in the electoral processes. SVEEP is designed according to the socio-economic, cultural and demographic [...]

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