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Electorates Voting Decision in Panchayat Election of Mebo Sub-division in East Siang District of Arunachal Pradesh: An Analysis of its Determinants


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1 Department of Commerce, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, India
2 AITS, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, India
3 Department of Management, Manipur University- Manipur, India
     

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Every voter is a free individual by democratic theory as well as electoral law. An individual may cast or refuses to cast his or her vote. Basically, the voting decision of an electorate is usually influenced by various factors like- party loyalty, candidate's image, kinship and religious affiliation of the candidate. The same happens also in Panchayat Election. Infact, study on considerations for voting is of colossal significance to make the Panchayati Raj as a medium of Local Self Governance a grand success.

With this background, the present study attempts to analyze determinants of voting decision of electorates in Panchayat Election in Mebo Sub-Division of Arunachal Pradesh. In addition, the study also endeavours to study a family member influences on voting decision of other family members in the study area.


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Arunachal Pradesh, Mebo, Panchayat Election, Voting Decision
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Authors

Philip Mody
Department of Commerce, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Sri Kamin Modi
AITS, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Konjengbam Birjit Singh
Department of Management, Manipur University- Manipur, India

Abstract


Every voter is a free individual by democratic theory as well as electoral law. An individual may cast or refuses to cast his or her vote. Basically, the voting decision of an electorate is usually influenced by various factors like- party loyalty, candidate's image, kinship and religious affiliation of the candidate. The same happens also in Panchayat Election. Infact, study on considerations for voting is of colossal significance to make the Panchayati Raj as a medium of Local Self Governance a grand success.

With this background, the present study attempts to analyze determinants of voting decision of electorates in Panchayat Election in Mebo Sub-Division of Arunachal Pradesh. In addition, the study also endeavours to study a family member influences on voting decision of other family members in the study area.


Keywords


Arunachal Pradesh, Mebo, Panchayat Election, Voting Decision