e-Elections - an alternative to reduce the risk of spread of a pandemic like COVID-19 and also save many resources
- 1Information Technology, Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg (491001), Chhattisgarh, India
- 2Information Technology, Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg (491001), Chhattisgarh, India
Res. J. Computer & IT Sci., Volume 10, Issue (1), Pages 15-18, June,20 (2022)
In all the republic and democratic countries, elections play a very important role. Elections are considered as the heart of democracy. India being the most populous democracy in the world holds various elections every year. Over millions of people vote actively every year in several elections all over the country. These elections should be conducted fairly, impartially and there should be proper transparency. To ensure fair elections, a whole committee is formed which consists of several officers to keep an eye on the proper and impartial conduction of the elections. Citizens are encouraged to vote and contribute in electing their democratic leaders and advised not to waste their vote. On the polling day, citizens visit the polling booths and responsibly cast their votes. But when contemplated, it comes out that elections cause a lot of issues and disturbance in the society. From extensive use of resources in campaigning for elections to standing for hours in the queue to cast votes, there exist certain problems that are posed by the elections. And during this pandemic of COVID-19, it is better that we find some alternative to the natural way of conducting elections and thus avoid large gatherings of people in election campaigns or at the polling booths.
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