Q.2 What is the role of the Opposition in a democracy? How loopholes in the anti-defection law adds to the challenges posed to the Opposition in India? (10 Marks)

Mentor’s comment- https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/preserving-democracy-vigilant-opposition-necessary-not-just-vibrant-democracy-survival-india/article65650973.ece In the intro, mention the mass defections taking place despite the anti-defection law. In the body, mention the important functions of Opposition in maintaining the checks and balances, scrutiny of the policies formulated by the government, review of the actions of the government, raising the demands of the public and questioning the … Continue reading Q.2 What is the role of the Opposition in a democracy? How loopholes in the anti-defection law adds to the challenges posed to the Opposition in India? (10 Marks)