Election Process in India Explained | GK for SSC CGL, CHSL 2019, CPO & SBI PO 2019

Election Process in India Explained | GK for SSC CGL, CHSL 2019, CPO & SBI PO 2019


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India is world’s largest Democracy.
To run this democracy, a strong government is required.
And the selection of this Government is done by public via voting.
There are 3 tier elections in India, Lok Sabh, Rajya Sabha & Nagar/Gram Panchayat.
But two of them are the most important, Lok Sabha & Vidhan Sabha.
Let’s talk about Lok Sabha Elections.
Usually, Lok Sabha Elections are conducted once in 5 years.
Lok Sabha is also generally known as Lower House of Parliament.
In this election, the party who wins the majority of seats make the Government in the Centre.
For this Election, the country is divided into several divisions
and public chooses their favorite leader from any political party.
The candidates elected in Lok Sabha are known as member of Parliament (MP)
They are 552 in total,
530 of these represent various regions of our country
20 members represent the union territories and 2 of them lead the Anglo-Indian Community.
At present 16th Lok Sabha is going on
in which there are 545 seats
the speaker for this 16th Lok Sabha is Mrs. Sumitra Mahajan.
Now let’s talk about Rajya Sabha Elections.
Rajya Sabha is also known as Upper House of Parliament.
According to the Constitution there are 250 seats
From these 250 seats, 12 members are selected by the President of India from the fields of art, science etc.
The work tenure of Rajya Sabha members is of 6 years.
Public can not participate in this election.
To get elected in Rajya Sabha, the members of Vidhan Sabha are chosen.
Let’s talk about second biggest elections i.e the Vidhan Sabha Elections.
The main objective of Vidhan Sabha elections is building the Rajya Sabha government.
Just like Lok Sabha, the Vidhan Sabha Elections also take place once in 5 years.
The candidates who win through Vidhan Sabha,
they are known as MLA or Member of Legislative Assembly.
According to the area and population of a state,
different states have different no. of seats available for Vidhan Sabha.
In Vidhan Sabha, local, national and individual candidates present their candidature for the elections.
India’s largest state is UP where 484 Vidhan Sabha seats are available.
So this was a detailed information about Lok Sabha Elections,
Rajya Sabha Elections & Vidhan Sabha Elections
which will help you out in the upcoming election season.
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