In recent days Post-independence India held it's first elections. The rest of the India voted only in February–March 1952 for the Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha elections. Polling was held between 25 October 1951 and 27 March 1952. The very first votes of the election were cast in the tehsil (district) of Chini in Himachal Pradesh.
I heard about ‘Janapada’, It means “People’s Republic, where people come together to choose their leader.
Did Electoral system does exist in Ancient India Mythology? If Yes, What are the Qualification for contestants?
Any Scriptures mention about Election system in Vedas or Ramayana/Mahabharata?