India witnessed its first ever elections in 1951-52. Since then, the democratic system has undergone a sea change with the number of voters, political parties and other stakeholders growing exponentially. Today, India is the world’s largest democracy. How did it all start and where are we headed next?
Introduced first in 2015 and eventually passed by the Lok Sabha in December 2018, the Consumer Protection Bill is yet to be debated or approved in the Rajya Sabha. The author attracts attention to the significant provisions of the new law and encourages readers to sign a petition calling for its enactment.