Volume No. :   10

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2019

ISSN Print :  2321-5828

ISSN Online :  0975-6795


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Voters, Significant Issues and Political party: A Case Study ofNadia District of West Bengal



Address:   Firoj Biswas1 Nasim Ahamed Mondal2
1Doctoral Fellow, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
2Project Officer, International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2321-5828.2019.00004.4

ABSTRACT:
Introduction: The elections of a democratic country at national and regional levels are the landmarks for distribution of power within the boundary of the state. Without an election, without open competition between social forces and political groups for political power, there is no democracy. The election is the pillar of all democratic countries. Objectives: To study the Socio-economic and demographic profile of voters of Nadia district, West Bengal, to explore what are the significant issue in coming election and to know the perception of voters about best suited political party to solve the significant problems with background characteristics in Nadia district, West Bengal. Data and Methodology: The present study based on both the arm of research primary and secondary source of data. A community based cross-sectional design adopted for the study at Tehatta2 block of Nadia district in West Bengal state. The analysis was completed with the help of SPSS, STATA as well as Excel to get accurate and correct analysis. Findings: The study concluded that among the respondent, male representation (74.5%) is higher than female and the majority of the age group of the respondents are young. TMC party is very popular among the younger voters. Religion is considered one of the most significant aspects of voting behaviour. Major problems that the people are facing Unemployment, communal violence, hike petrol prices. It had found that most of the respondents opined that TMC, CONGRESS party is the best to solve all the major problems.
KEYWORDS:
Election, Democracy, Voting behavior, Nadia.
Cite:
Firoj Biswas, Nasim Ahamed Mondal. Voters, Significant Issues and Political party: A Case Study ofNadia District of West Bengal. Res. J. Humanities and Social Sciences. 2019; 10(1):15-23.
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