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How can every Indian exercise right to vote?

Vasanthi Gopalan

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"My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country." - John F. Kennedy

In everyone's mind there is always a question that why should they cast their vote, as the leaders of any party is not helping in improving their standard of living.  Whichever party comes to power , nothing is changed except the face of the PM or CM . But one cannot punish the system for the outcomes of the happenings.

Our constitution gave us some fundamental  rights . Casting our vote in an election is one of them.  So we should exercise our right.

Greater the number of voters who voted in a election, better the result will me. In a democratic country numbers reflect the accuracy of the people's mind. So if a MLA or MP who wins with a largest number of votes shows that the election was fair and good.

If we refrain ourselves from voting , we are helping the wrong people to come to power.

Democracy is of the people, by the people and for the people. So we should participate in our part of democracy.

In India it is impossible to make voting as compulsory. In 2014 general elections, 814.5 million voters were eligible for voting. If 10 percent of people refuse to vote, how can the government punish such large number of people? So it is practically impossible.

Voting is a fundamental right of free expression. It naturally includes freedom.   So we cannot make it compulsory.

We can make every Indian exercise their vote by advertisements and promotions by famous people,  spreading the bad consequences of non-voting, arranging an easy and fast way of voting.  It should be carved in Indian voters mind that voting and selecting the right person to govern the country is their fundamental right.