Evolution Of the Idea of Electorates in the United India

A Careful Study Of Different Acts (1861-1947)

  • Muhammad Ahmad The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Mazher Hussain The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Anwar Farooq The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan


The electorates are the key players in the true functioning of the democracy, destined to exercise their will with their sovereignty to elect the members of the Parliament and assemblies. In this way, they play an effective role in the indirect mode of political participation, called the elections, and by their right to vote called the franchise or suffrage. The evolution of the idea of electorates in United India is an interesting episode of South Asian History in terms of the British legacy. How this idea evolved and flourished here is the core theme of article in hand which highlights the efforts of Indians in securing their constitutional rights through peaceful struggle which is a great lesson for today’s terrorism-stricken world. 


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How to Cite
AHMAD, Muhammad; HUSSAIN, Mazher; FAROOQ, Muhammad Anwar. Evolution Of the Idea of Electorates in the United India. International Journal of Social Sciences, Humanities and Education, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 1-10, mar. 2017. ISSN 2521-0041. Available at: <http://ijsshe.com/index.php/ijsshe/article/view/6>. Date accessed: 02 feb. 2023.

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