Q.2 How does the lack of inner-party democracy affect Indian democracy? What are the factors responsible for it and suggest the way forward. (15 Marks)

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  • https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/no-inner-party-democracy/article65658107.ece
  • In the intro, mention the recent ouster of the UK Prime Minister and the role of party MP in it.
  • In the body mention the centralised nature of party functioning and decision making in Indian political parties with the exception of a few parties. In the next part, contrast it with the role played by individual MP in the UK. Next mention the harm such functioning can do in the form of decision making, policy making, priorities, and addressing the concerns of the people. In the way forward, mention the need for changes in the anti-defection law, consultation with the local party, making legal provisions for the inner-party elections, committee on the line of 1922 Committee in the UK.
  • Conclude by mentioning the need to strengthen the inner-party democracy to ensure the vibrancy in democracy.
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believing is seeing
believing is seeing
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Jyoti Naik
Jyoti Naik
17 days ago

Kindly review my answer