Q- What is model code of conduct in Indian electoral system? Mention its chief elements?
Answer- Code of conduct in Indian electoral system is a set of norms, as prescribed by the Election Commission, which is to be followed by all the political parties in India for contesting elections or in election campaign.
The Chief elements of code of conduct in Indian electoral system are as follows:
1. No political party or candidate is allowed to do election propaganda in worship place.
2. No political party or candidate have right to use government vehicle, aircrafts and officials for election campaigning.
3. After the announcement of elections, no minister lay foundation stones of any project, take any big policy decision.
4. The Ruling political party do not have right to promises of providing public facilities.