Electoral Politics: Class 9 Civics NCERT Chapter 3

Key Features of NCERT Material for Class 9 Civics Chapter 3 –Electoral Politics

In the last chapter 2, you learned about Constitutional Design. In this chapter, Electoral Politics, you will learn about elcetions and voting and how it works in our country.

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For what reason Do We Need Elections? 

Elections occur consistently in any vote based system. There are in excess of 100 nations on the planet in which elections occur to choose people’s representatives. The instrument by which people can choose their representatives at ordinary spans and change them at whatever point they need to is called an election. 

In an election the voters settle on numerous decisions: 

They can choose who will make laws for them. 

They can choose who will frame the administration and take significant choices. 

They can choose the gathering whose strategies will manage the legislature and law making. 

What Makes an Election Democratic? 

Least states of a democratic election incorporate the accompanying focuses. 

Everybody should have the option to choose their own delegate. 

Parties and competitors should be allowed to challenge elections and should offer some genuine decision to the voters. 

Elections must be held routinely after at regular intervals. 

The up-and-comer favored by the people should get chose. 

Elections should be directed in a free and reasonable way where people can choose as they truly wish. 

Fast correction notes 


Elections are a democratic method of choosing representatives. 

Majority rules system guarantees the correct decision of the people’s representatives at standard time frame. 

They guarantee that the representatives rule according to the desires of the people. 

Elections help voters to choose representatives who will make laws for them, structure the legislature and take significant choices. 

The voters can choose the gathering whose arrangements will manage the legislature and lawmaking

Hence election is an instrument by which people can choose their representatives at standard spans and change them in the event that they wish to. 

What makes an Election Democratic? 

Some non-democratic countries likewise have elections however they are not genuine options. 

Everybody should have the option to choose, for example everybody should have one vote and each vote should have equivalent worth. General Adult Franchise. 

There should be parties and contender to choose from, opportunity to challenge and a wide decision for people. 

Elections must be held at ordinary stretches. 

Applicant favored by the people should be chosen. 

Elections should be held in a reasonable and free air to be democratic. 

These conditions are not followed m=in some supposed democratic countries. 

Political Competition: 


For the sake of gathering legislative issues, numerous undesirable practices are followed. 

Makes a feeling of disunity. 

Parties level charges against one another of utilizing filthy stunts to win elections. 

Long haul and reasonable arrangements can’t be detailed. 

Great people don’t enter legislative issues. 

Benefits : 

Elections are acceptable in light of the fact that they power the decision gathering to perform. The administration knows that it will be removed from power in the event that it doesn’t proceed as the people anticipated. 

It powers parties and pioneers to perform, so rivalry is acceptable. 

Political rivalry may cause divisions and some offensiveness, however it at last assists with compelling ideological groups and pioneers to serve the people. 

Our Election System 

Initial a voters list is arranged. 

At that point the election date is reported. 

The nation is isolated into constituencies for motivation behind elections. 

There are independent constituencies for focus and state lawmaking body. 

The voters need to choose one delegate for the Lok Sabha from every voting demographic (Lok Sabha has 543 constituencies), called Member of Parliament. The constituencies are shaped on premise of populace. 

Thus, each state is isolated into constituencies and a particular number of individuals called Members of the Legislative Assembly are chosen. 

Now and then the constituencies are called as seats. 

The dates of General Elections are reported. 

Each gathering proclaims its Manifesto and readies a rundown of selections. 

Held Constituencies : 

Constitution has an uncommon arrangement of held constituencies for the more fragile areas. 

Constituencies are saved held for booked standings (84) and planned clans. (47) 

At nearby and region level the booking framework is reached out to other more fragile areas like ladies and OBC. 

Election Campaign : 

Ideological groups attempt to concentrate to greater issues during election crusade. 

In election crusade, the ideological groups need to concur for a model ‘implicit rules’. 

Free Election Commission : 

In India, elections are directed by a free and amazing Election commission. 

In most recent couple of years voter are taking an interest in election-related exercises on a more pleasant scale. 

In India, election result is acknowledged commonly serene path as people’s decision. 

There are numerous difficulties to free and reasonable elections.

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