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Ethics case study Framework

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  • If possible , kindly put links to those topper copies that u find defntly not to be missed , where situation is critical and their solutions have been out of the box
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  • Imagine you are Newton Kumar from the movie Newton and face the exact same circumstances as he did!
    As the incharge of that polling station what would you do?
    The things done in the movie are very dramatic!

  • @ManchesterUnited Bahi I think many people would not have seen the movie, including me. If you can just provide a summary here, that may help getting the discussion started.

  • @Vika Nutan (Newton) Kumar, a rookie government clerk on reserve is sent on election duty to a Naxal-controlled town in the insurgency-ridden jungles of Chhattisgarh, India, when one of the main duty officers there is found to be facing heart problems. Faced with the apathy of the war-weary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) security forces, led by Assistant Commandant and the looming fear of guerrilla attacks by communist insurgents, he tries his best to conduct free and fair voting despite the odds stacked against him. He is disappointed when the voters do not turn up for the election. Later when a foreign reporter turns up at the polling station the CRPF force the villagers from the constituency to turn up to cast their votes. When one of them enters the polling booth, he becomes bewildered with the voting machine and its operation.

    What would you do?

  • @ManchesterUnited
    3 issues- ambivalence towards the state machinery, coercion by the CRPF due to lack of empathy, lack of awareness about the working of voting machine.
    It would be difficult to much on the day of the voting.
    Some demonstration, depending upon the resources available, can be set up to try to explain how the voting has to be done. Also coercion tactics have to be discarded. Moreover, security of those participating in the election process has to be ensured.
    In the long run sensitization of CRPF and educating about the benefits of the election process and how it empowers the people to influence decision-making have to be taken up.
    These are some broader approaches.

  • Can we discuss Eci issue in case study .eci had dilemma of whom to ban an whom to allow .what should be powers of eci.was the most justified etc..

  • @ManchesterUnited
    Is the qtn asking what should we do if we are at the place when the voters are bewildered by the EVM ?

    Or does the qtn demand what should be done post such embarrassment in front of international media ?

    In the previous case , the ECI can be written to postpone election to next day or if that's too big a thing, and if the election is being taken in phases then the turning up of voters could be utilised as an opportunity to educate them about the EVM and what election is and wether if they know any of those standing , and if they don't they have the option of Nota.

    So this would take about half the day or maybe full day and the next phase or day could be properly utilised for registering all their votes.

    However this seems unlikely as I don't know if the same place. An have election for two days but again this is tragic scenario so the something can be written to the ECI to get one more day for the same .

  • @IASVk said in Ethics case study Framework:

    @ManchesterUnited
    Is the qtn asking what should we do if we are at the place when the voters are bewildered by the EVM ?

    Or does the qtn demand what should be done post such embarrassment in front of international media ?

    In the previous case , the ECI can be written to postpone election to next day or if that's too big a thing, and if the election is being taken in phases then the turning up of voters could be utilised as an opportunity to educate them about the EVM and what election is and wether if they know any of those standing , and if they don't they have the option of Nota.

    So this would take about half the day or maybe full day and the next phase or day could be properly utilised for registering all their votes.

    However this seems unlikely as I don't know if the same place. An have election for two days but again this is tragic scenario so the something can be written to the ECI to get one more day for the same .

    In the latter case
    Multiple options as stated by @Vika are also available
    Maybe sensitising the crpf may not have much effect, strengthening their numbers to give them the confidence to be able to protect the people from the naxals effectively is an available but costly option.
    Also, the legislative and parliamentary representative may be Requested to take some out of the box measured for such people to arouse in them the urge to vote and demand for change in the constitutional way.

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