Topic : Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act.
4) Discuss the questions of transparency associated with Electoral bonds. Do you think voter must know the source of political funding ? Analyse.(250 words)
Why this question:
The question is about discussing the fact whether Electoral bonds will pave way for clean and transparent political funding. The article is in the light of recent controversies surrounding the donor source of the electoral bonds and involvement of Supreme court and its interpretations.
Demand of the question:
Discuss in detail the concept of Electoral bonds, the entire controversy around it ; the merits and demerits.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
one can start by defining significance of passage of Bill in the parliament.
The question is straightforward and one has to put the theme of electoral bonds to trial and analyse the merits and demerits associated with it.
Discuss whether voters have the right to know about their candidates, should they know where the money of political parties is coming from.
Are there genuine reasons to protect donors under the electoral bond scheme from disclosing their identity etc.
Base on your opinion conclude with a balanced reasoning and take a stand.