Q.2 Has the first-past-the-post system polarised Indian politics? What are the advantages of this system and suggest ways to deal with the issues with the system. (10 Marks)

Mentor’s comment- https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/has-the-first-past-the-post-system-polarised-indian-politics/article36127365.ece In the intro, briefly explain the system. In the body, mention how the working of the system in which the candidate getting the highest votes is declared a winner and the other votes turn out to be ineffective. How this could encourage polarisation. In the advantages of the system, mention its simplicity. In the suggestions … Continue reading Q.2 Has the first-past-the-post system polarised Indian politics? What are the advantages of this system and suggest ways to deal with the issues with the system. (10 Marks)