Some facts related to elections on National Voters’ Day


 National Voters Day

  : – 25 January


 National Voters’ Day: Theme


 National Voters Day Theme 2021: – “Making Our Voters Empowered, Vigilant, Safe and Informed”


 National Voters Day Theme 2020 “Electoral Literacy for Stronger Democracy”


 Election Commission established 25 January 1950


 National Voters Day from 25 January 2011


 As of 2021, 8 parties have a national party

 : – National People’s Party (Founded 2013) Icon Book


 Provision relating to elections in Articles 324 to 329 (a) of Part 15 of the Constitution


 The Model Code of Conduct was first implemented in India in the 1960 Kerala Assembly elections.


 Tarakunde Committee: – 1974 The age of the voter has been raised to 18 years (61st Constitutional Amendment)


 Dinesh Goswami Committee: – 1990 EVM experiment


  T. N. Session Recommendation: – Introduce voting ID for voters


 EVM first used in the country 1982 Kerala (Perul assembly seat)

 : – Used in the 1999 Assembly elections in Goa


 VVPAT: -Voter verifiable paper audit trail

  : – Use of vvpat in Nagaland (Knoxen Assembly constituency) in 2013.


 NOTA: – Became the 14th country in the world to accept negative voting

 : – From September 2018, the Election Commission has removed the option of NOTA from Rajya Sabha and Vidhan Parishad elections as per the order of SC.


 One Nation One Election: – In which Lok Sabha and State Assembly elections can be held simultaneously


 Constitution Article


 324: – Powers of Election Commission for Elections


 325: – Cannot be deprived of suffrage on the basis of religion, caste, gender, gender etc.


 326: – Adult suffrage is recognized for Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies

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