Topic: Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act.
1) Representation of the People Act, 1951 serves as backbone of the Indian electoral system. Elucidate.(250 words)
Indian Polity by Lakshmikanth
Why this question:
The question is about discussing the importance of Representation of the People Act, 1951 in the Indian electoral system.
Demand of the question:
Answer is straightforward and one must discuss details of how it has proved to be the backbone of the entire electoral process.
Elucidate – Give a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.
Structure of the answer:
Start with highlighting the importance of election in a democracy.
There is not much to deliberate as the question is straightforward, one must discuss the salient features of Representation of the People Act, 1951, in what way it is the backbone of the Indian electoral system.
Conclude by reasserting its importance.