One Nation One Elections is tough to realize it because it requires amendments of current legal guidelines and political consensus, says Chief Election Commissioner.
The Election Fee of India is working with IIT-Madras on utilizing Blockchain Expertise for distant voting and appreciable improvement in that route is predicted by 2024 Normal Elections, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora mentioned on Friday on Hyderabad.
Interacting with Indian Police Service (IPS) probationers on the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Nationwide Police Academy, he mentioned although “One Nation One Elections” is fascinating, it’s tough to realize it because it requires amendments of current legal guidelines and political consensus.
“We’re doing a challenge with IIT-Madras, Chennai, and among the eminent scientists. We’re doing a Blockchain challenge. We’re very hopeful by 2024 Lok Sabha elections you will note a number of elementary variations the way in which we (Election Fee) are working, together with this (e-voting),” Mr. Arora replied when requested if the EC is working to introduce app-based e-voting for the comfort of residents to vote remotely.
He mentioned the EC can be engaged on linking Aadhaar card with voter id as a part of electoral reforms.
On “One Nation One Election,” he mentioned the present legal guidelines must be amended to undertake that massive train which additionally requires political consensus.
“It is a fascinating aim, tough to realize until the essential legal guidelines are amended…Except you align the lifetime of Parliament with the lifetime of the state legislatures by amendments of the regulation…You additionally want sure political consensus throughout the spectrum,” he mentioned, when one of many probationers requested if ‘polls for all at one go’ is feasible.
He welcomed the NPA’s transfer to ship the trainee IPS officers to poll-bound states of West Bengal, Assam, Kerala and Tamil Nadu to grasp the election course of on the floor stage.
West Bengal has regulation and order points just about on a each day foundation forcing the EC to nominate two senior officers as Police Observers whereas Assam has points on the border, he mentioned referring to the poll-bound States, the EC mentioned.
As Tamil Nadu is an “expenditure delicate” State, the Fee has appointed two Particular Expenditure Observers who’ve wonderful area data and impeccable profession file, to curb cash move throughout the polls, he added.