The present study is an attempt to evaluate the prevailing democracy in Jammu & Kashmir, India which is also being termed as conflict zone in South Asia. The study analyzes elections held to state legislator during the period 1962-2008. Aspects like, participation of national and local political parties has been evaluated, participation and performance of some prominent political parties, representation given to women candidates, participation of electorate etc have been studied.
International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (Volume 27)
R. Pandita "Scenario of Public Participation in Assembly Elections of Jammu & Kashmir: A Study (1962-2008)", International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. 27, pp. 1-18, 2014