India is the home to the world’s largest democracy in the world. The soon to come Indian general elections will be held between April and May 2019.This year will witness the states seventeenth Lok Sabha election. These elections are the backbone of the democratic representative forms of body.
Elections in India are a procedure by which the masses of the nation express their major will. Individuals are the genuine sovereigns, administering the nation through their fairly chosen delegates to Parliament and State assemblies other than other vote based establishments at lower levels. This mechanism of elections occurs periodically after a span of five years.
The Constitution of India accommodates the constituent procedure, as indicated by which the decision of President, Vice-President, Lok Sabha and the State Assemblies are led by the Election Commission of India and different elections are held by the State Election Commission.
Democracy helps in the functioning of the Parliament of India which manages and streamlines the race methodology through the laws like the Representation of People Act of 1950 and 1951 and the Delimitation Act of 2002 alongside the Rules and Orders made there under.
The general elections in India depend on the adult suffrage, which implies that an individual over 18 years old is qualified to vote as per her/his free choice. Any cases regarding the elections can only be heard by High Courts and the Supreme Court in electoral petitions.
REPORT CARD OF THE REIGNING PARTY
The BJP government is in all gestures of recognition for its achievements accomplished as far as enhanced International stature of the nation. Regarding the “Lok Sabha Election” the progressing ventures of the administration are likewise a noteworthy feature for the Modi Government. Up scaled projects like Make in India, Skill India and plans like Jan Dhan yojana, Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana are cited as the example of overcoming adversity of the Modi government.
Despite what might be expected, with the standpoint of 2019 “Lok Sabha Election” the opposition parties are attempting to feature and score on issues which scale down the Modi Government. The opposition has tinted issues like the repercussions of demonetization, discontent in the farming segment, expanding joblessness in the young, expanding costs of flammable gas and energizes, tremendous embarrassments looked by significant banks in the nation.
Restrictions in freedom The constitution of India safeguards right to freedom of food, cultural practices, and religious beliefs. However in the tenure from 2014 onwards freedom has been defined as per the definitions of the ruling party. The governance paid more priority on a particular sect, belief and an animal. Due to a religious inclination towards the cow by the ruling political outfit the livelihoods of pastoralists, farmers, Dalit plus minority has been severely affected. The already marginalised in the society has been pushed towards more poverty. Law has been changed accordingly in this term period under right wing Hindu nationalism.
In the Yogi run government police officer was killed by the mob. Cow becomes more important than the homo-sapiens life in India.
After few days of police inspector Subodh Kumar Singh being murdered by a mob protesting cow slaughter in Bulandshahr. The Chief Minister met the slain officer’s family after immense criticism from other important pressure groups.
Police constables are being awarded tokenism of bravery for saving cows. In Agra , three police officers have been awarded citation certificates for saving cows from draining in the nullah. The Uttar Pradesh clearly prioritises cow over human’s life.
Some celebrities asked to go to Pakistan are namely Shahrukh Khan, Nasseruddin Shah and Aamir Khan.
Amir Khan, Senior Shiv Sena leader and Maharashtra Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam had commented on Hindi film actor Aamir Khan’s “alarm” over extremism in India, saying he should “go to Pakistan” if “he does not want to stay here”.
Protesting against incidents of “intolerance”, at least 42 novelists, essayists, playwrights and poets, including Aundhati Roy, have returned awards received from the Indian government.
Many academicians have been house arrested and accused of supporting Maoist activities.
Modi critics such as Nobel prize winner Amartya Sen who is an Economist, Arundhati Roy(Writer), Kaushik Basu, Actors Like Shahrukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Kamal Hassan, Prakash Raj have been questioned for the nations loyalty. Their excellence in their respective fields and international recognition isn’t enough to be appreciated as works of nationalism by right wing followers. They need to chant Modi praise to show their true patriotism as per the right wing Hindu philosophers. Their credibility gets questioned by such politics.
Death of a journalist Gauri Lankesh in Bengaluru for being a critical of Hindu Nationalist politics is a national shame and a symbol of freedom for expression being threatened. Her killing follows several assassinations of outspoken secularists or rationalists in recent years, including scholar Malleshappa Kalburgi, anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar, and author-politician Govind Pansare.
Very recently will be the case of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi being accused of anti-national, should be sent to Pakistan by BJP. His fault is to support students from JNU and the accused JNU scholars for unlawful activities as per BJP definition of patriotism.
The “Lok Sabha Election” of 2019 will demonstrate essential in forming the legislative issues of modern India. All massive campaigns are running enormous crusades to enroll their names in the psyches and hearts of the general population. Obviously the general population of India are watching out for all the progressing political exercises to settle on their choice for the Elections in 2019. India having a rich diverse history needs an equally secular and tolerant outlook. So whatever our religious bendings be do make your vote count on the basis of rationality and some personal research work. Discard the spam news or forwarded watts app messages. Be more vigilant about the factual news and fictitious ones. Vote for peace and progress for all Indian citizens.