Q. 2) The fiscal and economic cost associated with frequent elections in India are enormous. Is simultaneous elections a solution? What are the concerns with it? (10 Marks)

  “Mentor’s Comments” –https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/why-simultaneous-polls-is-an-idea-whose-time-has-come-7344586/ -In the intro, mention that the idea of simultaneous polls was first mooted in 1983. -In Body write about various costs in term of lost time, cost overruns due to MCC, costs to the political parties, loss of leadership, cost due to poor or no delivery of welfare services etc. In … Continue reading Q. 2) The fiscal and economic cost associated with frequent elections in India are enormous. Is simultaneous elections a solution? What are the concerns with it? (10 Marks)