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2)  Present suitable arguments for and against ‘One Nation, One Election’ in India. (250 words)

Topic: Parliament and State legislatures—structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these.

2)  Present suitable arguments for and against ‘One Nation, One Election’ in India. (250 words)

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Why this question:

One Nation One Poll’ (or ‘One Country, One Election’) has been a pet idea of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, one that he has repeatedly pushed. Soon after being reelected in the summer, the government announced the setting up of a committee to examine the issue.

Key demand of the question:

One has to examine in what way “one nation, one election” will help Lok Sabha and state Assemblies.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Discuss first the notion of “One nation, One election”

Body:

Explain the current case.

Discuss how simultaneous elections will help Lok Sabha and state Assemblies.

Explain the merits and demerits of having such elections.

Weigh the issues and concerns around it.

Conclusion:

Conclude with what should be the way forward.

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