Topic: Parliament and State Legislatures
4) Analyze the feasibility of holding simultaneous election in India in the near future? (250 words)
Why this question
The question of feasibility of simultaneous elections is a hotly analyzed topic currently and important for Mains.
Key demand of the question
The question demands us to discuss in detail the feasibility of holding simultaneous elections from various perspectives – constitutional, functional etc. We also need to provide a way forward.
Analyze – When asked to analyze, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary.
Structure of the answer
Introduction – Mention that the question of simultaneous elections is a hotly discussed topic in indian polity. Explain what do you mean by it.
Body – Discuss the feasibility of holding simultaneous elections from various perspectives – constitutional, functional etc. Mention the problems that might arise as a result of holding simultaneous elections. Examine how can we solve those issues.
Conclusion – Present a fair and balanced view and the way forward