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Opinion polls

  Mar 21, 2022

Opinion polls

Q Why is it in News ?

A Every election season, we find television channels flooded with opinion polls and subsequently exit polls after the casting of votes.

Q What are Opinion Polls?

Q How are they conducted?

Q What is Need of such polls ?

A

Q What are Issues with such polls (in context to elections) ?

Q Why does it persist in India?

A Exercise of Free Speech

Q What are limited restrictions that we have in India ?

Examples of restrictions

Q Why does the ECI feel that opinion polls interfere with free and fair elections?

Call for a ban in India

Moves by ECI

Q What can be Way forward