|A. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad||(i) Chairman Drafting Committee|
|B. Rajkumari Amrit Kaur||(ii) Food and Agriculture Minister|
|C. Dr. BR Ambedkar||(iii) Health Minister|
|D. Rafi Ahmad Kidwai||(iv) Education Minister|
A.Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
B.Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
C.Dr. BR Ambedkar
(iii)Chairman Drafting Committee
D.Rafi Ahmad Kidwai
(iv)Food and Agriculture Minister
________ secured ________ Lok Sabha seats in 1952 and 4 seats in 1957 general elections to Lok Sabha. The party’s leaders included ________ Mukherjee, ________ Upadhyaya and Balraj Madhok.
(i) In the first general election it was decided to place inside each polling booth a box for each candidate with the election symbol of that candidate. Each voter was given a blank ballot which they had to drop into the box of the candidate they wanted to vote for. About 20 lakh steel boxes were used for this purpose.
(ii) After first two elections, this method was changed. Now the ballot paper carried the names and symbols of all the candidates and the voter was required to put a stamp on the name of the candidate they wanted to vote for. This method worked for nearly forty years.
(iii) Towards the end of 1990s, the Election Commission started using the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). By 2004, the entire country had shifted to the EVM.