Delimitation literally means the act or process of fixing limits or boundaries of territorial constituencies in a country or a province having a legislative body. The job of delimitation is assigned to a high power body. Such a body is known as Delimitation Commission or a Boundary Commission. The Commission is appointed by the President of India and works in collaboration with the Election Commission of India. Members of the Delimitation Commission are:
- A retired judge of the Supreme Court
- The Chief Election Commissioner or an Election Commissioner nominated by CEC.
- State Election Commissioners (of the respective states)