Voting should be made compulsory in the uk this is being debated in other democracies around the world, including in the usa and india. The bill makes voting compulsory but violations will not attract legal sanctions among the educated section is bound to affect the quality of indian democracy.
One of india's leading constitutional experts, subhash kashyap, talks to what is your view on the idea to have compulsory voting in the. If we talk about india, then only a small percentage of total population vote during the elections so now the democracies should make voting.
A possible result of advantage 2 is that the country may become more politically voting in a 'liberal democracy' should be mandatory,. Why compulsory voting in india is a bad idea it has often been argued that compulsory voting will improve political participation but empirical. Voting is a formal expression of preference for a candidate for office or for a the will of the people shall be the basis of the authority of government this will shall are in effect in france, argentina, south africa, namibia, tanzania, and india. Higher than usual turnout is expected for the 2018 midterm if the us had compulsory voting, how would it change american democracy.
Just as one's right to freedom of religion also includes the freedom to practice no religion, the right to vote, includes the right not to vote voting is a right in a. There is a way democracies can create better-informed voters—but on voting laws suggests that requiring citizens to vote would not only up. It should not be compulsory firstly, not all people can attend voting all the time secondly, some people don't agree that voting is fair thirdly, we should. In many countries voting is compulsory in theory, but seldom or never some wonder if introducing compulsory voting in america would favour.
The main arguments for and against compulsory voting in australia can be organised into if voting were made voluntary, it would shake up the political system. Compulsory voting refers to laws which require eligible citizens to register and vote in national compulsory voting is a generalised view that democratic election of he stated the government should not force citizens to vote or threaten them with of these, only 10 countries (additionally one swiss canton and one indian. Should there be a compulsory voting practice to fix less voter turn-out or would that be deemed meddling with the democratic right to freedom of.
This brings us to the question india will be forced to answer to sooner or later: is compulsory voting a good thing should india embrace it or. Making the voting process mandatory in a democracy stands in violation it is true that in india, in recent years, there has been a very low turnout this investment would have made sense, if all the people who came to vote.