ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Free and Fair Election Commissioners?

A number of institutions and actors are responsible for the ugly controversy on the position of Election Commissioner Navin Chawla. The Supreme Court for not giving a clear view on the power of the chief election commissioner to recommend action against an EC, CEC N Gopalaswami himself for taking so long to decide on the petition seeking Chawla's dismissal and the central government for having in the first place appointed an individual, who was clearly unfit for a constitutional post. Can we expect the government to now do the right thing and restore the integrity of the Election Commission of India?

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