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Save the Election Commission: Common electoral roll can wait

No political party has done anything about institutionalising the selection process of ECs, perhaps because each of them is seduced by the prospect of capturing the ECI when they come to power

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Election Commission | Election Commissioners | Bharatiya Janata Party

Bharat Bhushan 

Bharat Bhushan

The manner in which a law ministry official ‘summoned’ the entire bench of the of India (ECI) for a meeting with an official of the Prime Minister’s Office on November 16 has led to angry reactions from the Opposition parties. They claim that the government has compromised the ECI’s autonomy and eroded its impartiality.

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First Published: Mon, December 20 2021. 07:39 IST
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