A political campaign is an organized effort which seeks to influence the decision-making process within a specific group.

Campaigning & Elections

This explainer discusses the law on campaigning during elections in India. It primarily deals with the law laid out in the Representation of Peoples Act, 1951, Conduct of Election Rules, 1961.


Can a candidate, who is standing for elections, upload any kind of political content from his own Facebook account?

How does Google regulate political advertising and campaigning in India?

Do bulk SMSs/Voice messages in political campaigning require Pre-Certification as political advertisements?

Can political parties use Doordarshan and the All India Radio for broadcasting political advertisements during campaigning?

How does Facebook regulate political advertising and campaigning in India?

Can ministers use official vehicles during election period?

Can photographs of political leaders be used in government advertisements printed from public exchequer during elections?