Digitalisation of Electoral Process and Its Impact on the Voting Behaviour of People in India
Dr. Jayasree Nath, Assistant Professor, NEF College, Guwahati
Manuscript received on September 16, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 24 September, 2019. | Manuscript published on October 10, 2019. | PP: 2412-2416 | Volume-8 Issue-12, October 2019. | Retrieval Number: L30001081219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.L3000.1081219
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Abstract: Digitalisation is a process to improve human common errors in developmental process. It covers all aspects from science and technology to communication, social, political, economic areas. Digitalisation makes life easier. India being a globalised, democratic country introduced digitalisation process to improve the conditions of people living in India. The present Prime Minister himself advocated ‘digital India’ campaign to reduce corruption, fast transaction and remove the manual obstacles for a faster economic growth and development of India. Digitalisation of electoral process means the use of digital equipments in the election system in India. It includes technique, tools used in the campaign process, introduction of Electoral Voting Machines (EVMs) for result declaration etc. This paper will examine the digitalisation of electoral process in India with special reference to the impact of digitalisation on voting behaviour of people in the last two general elections. Secondly, the changes it has created in 2014 and 2019 general elections compare to the earlier election and followed by data analysis part of the paper and conclusion. In conclusion the paper tried to explain the pros and cons of digitalisation of the election process and its impact on the voting behaviour of people.
Keywords: Digitalisation, Election, Social Media, India, Platforms.
Scope of the Article: Behaviour of Structures