Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
TopicDelimitation

Topic: Delimitation

Is India ready for delimitation of constituencies? Time has come for reorganisation of states

The asymmetry among states with regard to the number of MPs in the Lok Sabha is glaring. But constituencies were frozen in 1976.

Howl of protest over J&K delimitation isn’t a surprise. PDP, NC didn’t mind injustice to Jammu

While both NC and PDP can oppose the new J&K delimitation proposals and retain hold over their constituencies, for the Congress, it is a strange predicament.

Why Kashmir parties claim ‘Hindu bias’ in delimitation proposal, which adds 6 seats in Jammu

According to ThePrint's analysis of the 6 proposed constituencies in Jammu region, 2 are Hindu-dominated, 1 is predominantly Muslim, and 3 have mixed demographic profile.

6 additional seats for Jammu, 1 for Kashmir proposed by Delimitation Commission

Delimitation commission, which includes five Lok Sabha MPs from Jammu & Kashmir, has also proposed nine seats for Scheduled Tribes (STs) and seven seats for Scheduled Castes (SCs).

J&K appoints 20 nodal officers to aid delimitation exercise

The nodal officers shall assist the delimitation commission and receive representations from stakeholders, J&K govt said in an order.

PDP to stay away from delimitation process, writes to panel member

In a letter to the Delimitation Commission, PDP said it will not be part of 'some exercise, the outcome which is widely believed to be pre-planned'.

J&K’s delimitation exercise has to happen quickly so that polls can be held, says PM Modi

After a meeting with 14 political leaders, Modi said the deliberations were an important step in the ongoing efforts towards a developed J&K where all-around growth is furthered.

What is delimitation and why it is so crucial and controversial in J&K 

PM Modi’s meeting with J&K political leaders Thursday has sparked speculation of elections in the UT, but for that, a delimitation exercise will have to be completed.  

Delimitation Commission likely to get a year’s extension, J&K polls could be further delayed

Delimitation Commission was formed last year in March to redraw Lok Sabha and assembly constituencies of the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, and other states.

Delimitation exercise part of BJP’s plan to divide regions, communities, says Mehbooba Mufti

The PDP president said the Centre was 'railroading' delimitation in J&K with a 'tearing hurry', raising apprehensions about the motives of the exercise.

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