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Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay

Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay


The historical perspective of elections in India

Submitted Apr 5, 2022

The past sets the context in which to study the present. A good way to begin with an examination of elections in India is to go all the way back to the first elections. Prof Ornit Shani presents the decisive steps undertaken to create voters even before there were citizens.

The summary of Prof. Shani’s talk is a recommended start point for reading.

The website of the Election Commission of India (ECI) has a good set of materials which can be considered as primer. A few of those are listed and linked below

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Additionally, the project has a set of reading material and we suggest the following to start with

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