The sanctity of democratic bodies must be upheld3 min read 24 Apr 2017, 01:06 AM IST
Unaffected by allegations of being unethical and biased, govt bodies such as the EC and judiciary have no option but to stick to the policy of impartiality
The respect and sanctity of some of the most important democratic institutions have been threatened. The latest incident relates to India’s Election Commission. A few people who lost elections owing to their obsolete politics have begun to raise a clamour. Allegations have been made that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had tampered with electronic voting machines (EVMs). What is surprising is that the BJP had made similar allegations against its political adversaries after losing elections in 2009.
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