Civics

Political Parties

Question:

Write a brief note on Bharatiya Janata Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party.

Answer:

Bharatiya Janata Party
The Bharatiya Janata Party was started in 1980, from the erstwhile Bharatiya Jana Sangh. Its support base grew rapidly in the 1990s. Earlier, it was limited to the north and western parts of the country, but now it has a nearly pan-Indian base.
Ideologically, the party is rightist. It wants to build a strong, modern India by drawing inspiration from ancient culture and values. It wants full territorial and political integration of Jammu and Kashmir with India, a uniform civil code for all people living in the country irrespective of religion, and ban on religious conversions.
Bahujan Samaj Party
The Bahujan Samaj Party was founded in 1984. It has its main base in the state of Uttar Pradesh and substantial presence in neighbouring states like Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Delhi and Punjab. this party formed governments in Uttar Pradesh several times by taking the support of different parties at different times.
Ideologically, the party seeks to represent and secure power for the bahujan samaj which includes the dalits, adivasis, OBCs and religious minorities.

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Political Parties

Q 1.

Suggest some reforms to strengthen parties so that they perform their functions well?

Q 2.

State the various functions political parties perform in a democracy.

Q 3.

How many parties are registered with the Election commission of India?

Q 4.

A group of people who come together to contest elections and hold power in the government is called a _____________________.

Q 5.

What are the different types of political party system?

Q 6.

What are the characteristics of a political party?

Q 7.

What are the criteria set by the Election Commission of India for Political Parties?

Q 8.

Write a brief note on State Parties in India.

Q 9.

Write a brief note on State Parties in India.

Q 10.

Mention the three major components of Political Parties.

Q 11.

What are the different types of political party system?

Q 12.

What are the various challenges faced by political parties?

Q 13.

Write a brief note on the Indian national congress.

Q 14.

What is a political party?

Q 15.

Write a brief note on Bharatiya Janata Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party.

Q 16.

What are the two major Questions that come to ones mind when we talk about political parties?

Q 17.

Write a brief note on the Indian national congress.