Proportional Representation Electoral System: A Stepping Stone in the Furthering of Indian Democracy
Siba Sankar Mohanty C Saratchand
Journal of Studies in Dynamics and Change (JSDC), ISSN: 2348-7038, 2014, vol. 1, issue 4, pages 208-213
The paper seeks to present some comparative benefits of a proportional representation voting system of democratic selection of representatives vis-à-vis the present system of voting in India characterized by the term First Past the Post System (FPTPS). Authors argue that a proportional representation system would not only result in a more participatory democracy, it will also help doing away with some of the anomalies that exist in the present system.
Keywords: Indian voting system; general elections; FPTPS; proportional representation system; Indian democracy Journal: Journal of Studies in Dynamics and Change (JSDC) -ISSN: 2348-7038 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D72 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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