Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Bihar, Hosts National Seminar on ‘One Nation One Election: Prospects and Challenges

The Department of Political Science at Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Motihari, Bihar, is excited to announce a prestigious National Seminar on “One Nation One Election: Prospects and Challenges.” This event is set to take place on October 2nd and 3rd, 2023.

Key Highlights:

  • Chief Patron: Prof. Sanjay Srivastava, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi Central University
  • Sponsored by: Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi
  • Patron: Prof. Sunil Mahawar, Dean, School of Social Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi Central University
  • Important Dates:
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: September 19, 2023
  • Full Paper Submission Deadline: September 21, 2023
  • Last Date of Registration: September 25, 2023
  • Registration Link: Register Here :

Call for Papers:

The Department of Political Science welcomes esteemed academicians, research scholars, students, and faculty members to contribute their original research papers for presentation. The seminar offers both physical and virtual participation options. For those unable to attend in person, virtual sessions via Google Meet are available. The Organizing Committee invites abstracts (approximately 300 words) and full papers (not exceeding 5000 words) in MS Word format. Submissions in English should use Times New Roman Font, Size 12, while Hindi submissions should utilize Kurti Dev 010 Font, Size 14. Submissions can be sent to on or before the stipulated deadline. Timely registration is also required.

Benefits for Participants:

Participants who submit abstracts and present their papers will receive Certificates of Participation and Presentation. Exceptional full-length papers will be featured in an ISBN-edited book and incorporated into the seminar’s proceedings report. Your contributions will significantly contribute to knowledge dissemination.

Seminar Sub-Themes:

The seminar will explore various sub-themes related to “One Nation One Election” in a federal state, historical contexts, constitutional aspects, governance challenges, election impacts, and more.

Registration Fee:

  • Academicians and other delegates: Rs. 800/-
  • Student/Research Scholar: Rs. 500/-

Bank Details for Registration Fee:

  • Name: Mahatma Gandhi Central University Bihar
  • Account No: 3604439101
  • Bank: Central Bank of India
  • Branch: Luthana, Purvi Champaran (Bihar)
  • IFSC Code: CBIN0280030


  • Director: Dr. Sarita Tiwari, Head, Department of Political Science, MGCU
  • Organizing Secretary: Dr. Narendra Kumar Arya, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, MGCU
  • Convener: Dr. Narendra Singh, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, MGCU

Organizing Committee:

  • Dr. Pankaj Kumar Singh
  • Dr. Om Prakash Gupta
  • Dr. Prerana Bhaduli

Contact Information:

For inquiries and further details, please reach out to the organizers at:

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