Some challenges to free and fair elections exist not just in India but also in many established democracies. Explain three such challenges we face in our country?

Asked by vivanyagniksetia | 9th Dec, 2014, 05:36: PM

Expert Answer:

The various challenges are:

  • Candidates and parties having lot of money enjoy a big and unfair advantage over smaller parties and independent candidate even though they might not be sure of their victory.
  • Some candidates with criminal connection have been able to secure a ‘ticket’ from major parties by pushing others out of the electoral race.
  • Some families tend to dominate political parties; tickets are distributed to relatives from these families.

Answered by Akanksha Kaul | 10th Dec, 2014, 10:46: AM

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