What Are The Different Types of Elections Held in India: There are been many Different Elections Held in India many are unaware & confused about what is going on here so today we will give out a clear idea about the elections held in India & what is the reason it held in India. India is a democratic country means the ruling government is been selected by the people and it is for the people to fill their needs & manage the constituency, laws, etc.
Every Indian cast their favorite party at the time of election held every 5 years & in some cases, a re-election or bypoll is conducted. Each individual can cast only one vote, not more than that for one election. The minimum eligibility to cast their vote is they should be minimum of 18 years old & he/she should register for an electoral card or Voter ID Card.
Well you know the duties of Prime Minister, Chief minister, Member of Parliament, Member of Legislative Assembly etc. These all people are been elected by our votes only, how are they elected & in which election they get elected are given below. There is the much Different type of Elections as follows. Also Check: How A Prime Minister is Elected Through PM Elections In India
Parliamentary Election: These elections are held every 5 years as every 5 years the ruling or working term came to an end. This election is also known as ‘Lok Sabha’ election or ‘Indian General Elections’ in which Member of Parliament is been elected. Further the party who is having majority (273 or more seats) in the parliament they decide and one person from that particular party stands for Prime Minister.
Assembly Election: These elections are also held every 5 years. These are also known as ‘Vidhan Sabha’ election or ‘Legislative Assembly’ Elections (MLA). In this MLA are appointed to work in that particular constituency. The party who has won 50% +1 seat they will be the winning party and they will be having their Chief Minister further. Also Read: How a Chief Minister (CM) is Elected In any State/UT of India
Civic Body Election: In this election, they are also been elected for the term of 5 years. Every state is divided into a number of small district and towns. In the same way for each locality, a counselor is been allotted to take care of the things and they have to report that to the respective MLA. Further MLA takes care of the decisions. This is also known as a ‘Municipal Election’ or ‘Nagar Palika’ elections. Finally, the counselors are been allotted to that locality to carry out the work and report to MLA.
MLC Elections: Not all the states have the MLC elections but states like Telangana, Andhra Pradesh etc have these elections which is known as ‘Legislative Council’ Elections in which not every body can vote but it has a different procedure of voting, the voters has to register with qualification like Teacher, Graduate etc. Further information may be updated later regarding the same.
Please Note: The types of elections mentioned here includes voting by common people, voting done by MLA’s & MP’s like ‘Presidential Polls’ or ‘Vice President Elections’ or ‘Rajya Sabha’ etc is different.
The above are the different types of an election held in India. Stay tuned with us to know much more about the election around you. If you have any queries feel free to comment below. Elections are held state wise and the dates differ from state to state. A holiday is declared on the day of voting. People are seen so excited during the voting time and after the votes they eager to know about the results of elections. If you have any suggestions comment below we will reach out to you at the earliest.