One Nation, One Election: On ‘One Nation, One Election’, Chief Election Commissioner Rajeev Kumar said on Wednesday (September 6) that the Election Commission of India will conduct elections as per the constitutional provisions and the Representation of the People Act. ready for.
Kumar and other top officials of the commission are in Bhopal (September 4-6) to hold a three-day review meeting with political parties, administration and various enforcement agencies on preparations for the assembly elections in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh later this year. till) are on tour.
What did the Chief Election Commissioner Rajeev Kumar say?
In response to a question on ‘One Nation, One Election’, the Chief Election Commissioner said that the Commission has to be governed by constitutional provisions and the Representation of the People Act. Under this, elections have to be held ahead of time. Kumar said that elections should be held in five years as per constitutional provisions.
According to the provisions, the Election Commission can announce general elections six months before the end of five years. The criteria are the same for assembly elections as well. He said, ‘‘The Election Commission is ready to conduct elections as per the constitutional provisions. ’’
What about Madhya Pradesh elections?
Kumar said that the final voter list for the assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh will be published on October 5. Newly eligible voters are urged to get their names registered in the voting list and apply for rectification if they find any discrepancy in their data.