Lok Sabha Election 2019 Dates 2019 Lok Sabha Election Gujarat

By | March 11, 2019

Lok Sabha Election 2019 Dates 2019 Lok Sabha Election Gujarat

Lok Sabha Election 2019 Dates 2019 Lok Sabha Election Gujarat

Lok Sabha Election 2019 Dates 2019 Lok Sabha Election Gujarat

The 543 elected MPs will be elected from single-member constituencies using first-past-the-post voting. The President of India nominates an additional

two members from the Anglo-Indian community if he believes

the community is under-represented.

Eligible voters must be Indian citizens, 18 or older, an ordinary resident of the polling area of the constituency and possess a valid voter identification

card issued by the Election Commission of India. Some people convicted of electoral or other offences are barred from voting.

Earlier there were speculations that the Modi Government might prepone the 2019 general elections to counter the anti-incumbency factor, however learning

from its past blunder of preponing election made by Vajpayee Government it decided to go into

election as per the normal schedule which was announced by

Election Commission of India (ECI) on 10 March 2019,

after which Model Code of Conduct was applied with immediate effect.

On 12 January 2019, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi launched the Bharatiya Janata Party’s election campaign, which sought a second term in government. Commentators have suggested that Modi and BJP will base their campaign on

Hindu nationalism, relative to their 2014 campaign, which had emphasized job creation and economic development.

On the same day, both Mayawati (president of the Bahujan Samaj Party) and Akhilesh Yadav (president of the Samajwadi Party) announced an alliance to contest 76 seats out of

the 80 in Uttar Pradesh and the alliance will not fight in Amethi and

Rae Bareli as they are represented by Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi.

The alliance did not include Congress, which Mayawati explained: “Including Congress in the alliance will hurt SP-BSP prospects as Congress’s votes do not get transferred.

” The alliance was the second of its kind with a similar coalition formed 25 years ago in 1993.

The Supreme Court has dismissed public interest litigations on the Rafale deal and said that the processes were followed without any

commercial favouritism to industrialist Anil Ambani,

one of the beneficiaries of the deal.

However the judgement was riddled with factual errors about a nonexistent

Comptroller and Auditor General report on the audit of

the Rafale deal and a nonexistent report being examined by

the Public Accounts Committee. Congress , while not being a petitioner,

has alleged that the NDA government misled the Supreme Court and raised questions about existence of the CAG report.

Government has claimed that it did not mislead the Supreme Court but the Supreme Court misinterpreted statements made by government in sealed cover submitted by it. The government has asked the Supreme Court to correct the error in its judgement. A review petition on the Rafale deal deal judgement has been filed by the original petitioners on 2 January 2019.

The Aam Aadmi Party member of parliament moved the Supreme Court seeking a review of the verdict on 14 January 2019 . Congress has been demanding a joint parliamentary committee to investigate the Rafale deal.

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