The Central authorities on Friday introduced the organising of a high-level panel to review the proposal of ‘one nation, one election’. Former president Ram Nath Kovind will head the panel and submit a report on the proposal.
The transfer comes a day after the federal government introduced a particular session of Parliament from September 18 to 22.
Soon after the announcement of the particular session, hypothesis started over the ‘one nation, one election’ proposal, which a piece of the media had reported, may very well be mentioned through the session.
The proposal refers to holding the Lok Sabha and state Assembly polls concurrently throughout the nation.
The BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have spoken on the difficulty on a number of events, and it was additionally part of the occasion’s manifesto for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
Conducting polls concurrently was the norm in India till 1967 and 4 elections had been held this manner. The observe stopped after some state Assemblies had been dissolved prematurely in 1968-69.
The Lok Sabha was additionally, for the primary time, dissolved a 12 months forward of schedule and mid-term elections had been held in 1971.