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Emergence of regional parties in India

Ajay K. Mehra

Emergence of regional parties in India

implications for national parties, policies, and the democratic system

by Ajay K. Mehra

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Published by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Centre for Public Affairs in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 126-130).

StatementAjay K. Mehra, O.P. Sharma.
SeriesKAS publication series -- no. 24
ContributionsSharma, O. P., Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (New Delhi, India), Centre for Public Affairs (New Delhi, India)
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 130 p. ;
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23555375M
LC Control Number2009311792

  Many of these parties represented powerful regional assertion as well. These parties played an important role in the United Front government that came to power in The United Front was similar to the National Front of for it included Janata Dal and several regional parties. This time the BJP did not support the government. There are 8 National Parties (Political) in India in as per the Election Commission of India (ECI). They are: 1. Indian National Congress (INC)- hq: New Delhi, estd: , president: Sonia Gandhi. 2. Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP)- hq: New Delhi. Emerging trends in Minority Political Parties and Politics in India: A quest for Political Space by Muslims in India a platform for the emergence of many regional parties. Many of them founded. Over the past fifteen years, the rise of regional political parties has been one of the most important trends in India’s electoral politics. Whereas, thirty years ago, these parties were marginal players on the national scene, today, they are fixtures in national-level governments.

So long as this regional disparity remains, there will be ground for exploiting it and politics, being the art of the possible, will see the emergence of newer parties. Regional parties help to Author: Deccan Chronicle.


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Emergence of regional parties in India by Ajay K. Mehra Download PDF EPUB FB2

India as a country has undergone many changes since its attainment of independence 65 years ago. Economic, social and political aspirations of the people have also undergone tremendous changes. The various political parties, organizations, movements are the guiding force behind these changes.

Especially Politics, inter alia, plays an important role in shaping the people’s perception. The regional political parties have also helped the emergence of a new thinking which admits a positive role that regional political parties can play in the process of nation building.

The present volume Role of Regional Political Parties in India consists of 10 articles on different aspects of regional parties their role need programme causes. Regional parties are thus not always a product of regional identities, but, for electoral gains, regional parties can create and strengthen these regional identities.

Czechoslovakia’s break up is a case in point, where polls showed the people preferred to remain one country but political parties began stirring up violence amongst the two.

But of late, the emergence of regional parties have posed the most powerful challenge to India’s ‘One Party Dominant System’. Sincethe regional parties are emerging with greater political appeal to control most of the state politics.

Get this from a library. Emergence of regional political parties in India: polarisation of caste and community. [Krishna Kant Yadav] -- Study of active political workers of Samajwadi Party with special reference to Lucknow, India, during India has a multi-party system with recognition accorded to national and state and district level parties.

The status is reviewed periodically by the Election Commission of India. Other political parties that wish to contest local, state or national elections are required to be registered by. The Major Regional Political Parties of India.

Came into existences on 4th October Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav was elected party’s first president. The Party Vice President is Shri Janeshwar Mishra. In the 13th Lok Sabha, it was the 5th largest party with 27 mambers. Samajwadi Party stands for Equality and Prosperity of all. NEW DELHI: The regionalisation of India's political landscape has decentralised power and has deepened the country's democracy, says London School of Economics professor, Sumantra Bose.

"For all the flaws and vices of many of contemporary India's regional political figures, the regionalisation of India's politics is a democratic outcome that has emerged through the dynamic evolution of India's. Emergence of Regional Political Parties in India: Polarisation of Caste and Community [Krishna Kant Yadav] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Krishna Kant Yadav.

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Many factors contributed to the emergence of regional parties after Independence. Firstly, regional parties are a natural con-sequence of the establishment of a democratic political system in a federal polity. The inauguration of the constitution, coming in of adult franchise, land reforms, spread of literacy and political.

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Regionalism and Regional Parties 20 REGIONALISM AND REGIONAL PAR TIES ne of the notable features of the Indian Party System is the presence of a large number of regional parties. By regional party we mean a party which generally operates within a limited geographical area and its activities are confined only to a single or handful of Size: 60KB.

Role of regional political parties in Indian politics Tillthere was only one party ruling the nation that was ‘Congress’; but post a lot of other political parties came to the forefront along with power and started to play an imperative and persuasive role and also started participating in.

He contends that in such democracies, including India, political elites, not voters, determine whether, when, and why regional parties emerge.

The book advances a three-step argument over nine linked chapters. First, clientelism and “permissive institutional rules” favour the emergence of regional parties.

The emergence of regional parties as major centers of power in India’s politics, economics, and society is one of the most important developments in the country’s postindependence history. And come the general election inregional parties will play a pivotal role in helping to influence the formation of the next union government.

Why Regional Parties. explains the emergence and success of regional political parties in India. The book first advances a general argument about party systems under conditions of clientelism—the individualized and discretionary allocation of goods, services, and state capacity.

Regional Political Parties in North East India. Gassah. Omsons minorities Mizo Mizoram movement Naga organisation Parliamentary peace persons plains population President problem programmes PTCA regional parties regional political parties remain representatives respective result role rule Regional Political Parties in North East.

THE GROWTH OF REGIONAL PARTIES IN INDIA INTRODUCTION The General Elections brought a historic shift in the trajectory of Indian politics. This year saw the end of all omnipotent Congress and announced the arrival of regional parties in the Indian political landscape.

Contents, 1. Introduction 2. Theoretical Framework: Regional Political Parties 3. Regional Political Parties: Emergence and Growth 4. Performance of Regional Political Parties in Lok Sabha Elections 5.

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About the book: In India the coalition governments have mainly been the result of multi-party system. As sometimes. India News: KOLKATA: Karnataka chief minister H D Kumaraswamy on Saturday said that in 70 years, the country has seen emergence of strong regional parties which h.

Owing to rich cultural diversity, India’s political fabric has seen the emergence of many strong state parties. These cater to the interests of their particular states, and are often critical to make or break alliances in the Lok Sabha elections.

The table below provides a list of the various state political parties in India, in alphabetical. A large and diverse democracy like India must deal with regional aspirations on a regular basis. Nation building is an ongoing process.

The second lesson is that the best way to respond to regional aspirations is through democratic negotiations rather than had erupted in Punjab; problems were persisting in the North-East; students in Assam were.

What is being missed is the role that regional parties will play in forming the next government of India. The elections in will be the 16th General elections in India. Untilthe outcome of the general elections brought a single party in power (Congress) since it enjoyed popular support as the symbol of our independence struggle.

Rise of regional political parties in India Mahmood Hasan In three states - West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala - people have rejected national level parties, opting instead for regional ones. SPEECH ON EMERGENCE AND IMPACT OF REGIONAL POLITICAL PARTIES IN INDIA It is raining acronyms in politics and the vibrant Indian political landscape is flooded.

Well, almost so as Regional parties gain ground with amazing alacrity in a diverse India where a fast-transforming political map now promises a never-before variety. 88 CHAPTER-III INDIAN PARTY SYSTEM: A HISTORICAL OVERVIEW The creation of parties is a continuous process.

The historical graveyards are cluttered with parties, which dominated the political scene.1 Perhaps, it can distinguish the beginning of party at the city-state in Athens of ‘Pericle’ and Rome. The Political Parties and the Party System: The Emergence of New Coalitions.” In Parties and Party Politics in India, ed.

Hasan, Zoya. New Delhi: Oxford University Press. A more cohesive NDA in had 17 state/regional parties and in it consisted of 11 state/regional parties. The UPA in had 11 state/regional parties in the alliance, starting with 19 such parties init had nine parties withdrawing from the alliance, later three supported from outside.

‘Ziegfeld's book innovates both in research on party systems in general and Indian democracy in particular. He provides a novel elite-centered explanation for the rise of ‘regional' parties that do not cover the whole of a country's electoral districts, even though they are not grounded in demand-side ‘regionalist' ethno-cultural or political by:   It is very much a matter of grave concern, fragmentation causes instability.

You do know that how Coalition parties threaten to break away from the coalition just ensure their needs are fulfilled.

Multiple political parties are fine, we are a demo. However, by the s, caste had already become an indispensable aspect of regional politics, and most States saw the emergence of powerful Author: Satish Deshpande.

ADVERTISEMENTS: 1. Linguistically Bound: Morris Jones is rightly of the view that regionalism in India, to a substantial extent is linguistically bound. Hence is most cases, regional boundaries have been drawn on linguistic basis. In such cases, it has been seen that a struggle for the mitigation of economic grievances in part of the state [ ].

Table of Contents. Acknowledgments. This chapter draws extensively from a book the author co-wrote with Pradeep Chhibber entitled Ideology and Identity: The Changing Party Systems of India (Oxford University Press, ).

Introduction. The role that ideas play in shaping the dynamics of India’s party system and, by extension, underlying voter behavior, has been surprisingly overlooked by. This volume presents a collection of articles on the politics and party system in India, starting with the Congress system, the other national parties and the regional parties.

Parties have been discussed from the standpoint of the interplay of caste, class and communal and regional politics. Janata Dal, regional and minor parties supported by the BJP and the Left parties. This was the time when the coalition politics emerged in India in true sense.

The National Front government also met the same fate as it was in case of Janata Party. Diverse issues played File Size: KB. The North-East Regional Political Front (NERPF) was a political coalition that was formed on 21 October by eleven political parties in Northeast motive of the new political front was to protect the interest of the people of the region.

Prafulla Kumar Mahanta was Alliance: NDA. Differing positions taken by political parties, their members, and the voters on statism and recognition, they endeavor to show, account for changing party systems of India, the rise of regional parties, the decline of the Congress and resurgence of the BJP.

This perspective also throws light on the importance of leadership in Indian politics. Political parties are one of the core institutions of democracy. But in democracies around the world—rich and poor, Western and non-Western—there is growing evidence of low or declining public confidence in parties.

In membership, organization, and popular involvement and commitment, political parties are not what they used to be. But are they in decline, or are they simply changing their.The emergence of coalition governments in India started in the following ways: (i) In elections, the opposition parties realised that the division of their votes kept the Congress in power.

This led to formation of anti-Congress fronts and rise of ‘non-Congressism’ in Indian politics. This brought the opposition together.

As a result of it, coalition governments were formed in eight.Regional parties The election commission of India recognizes a political party as a regional party if it has secured 6% of valid votes in a state and wins one out of every 30 assembly seats in the state, and 1 out of every 25 Lok Sabha seats in the state.