Civics

Political Parties

Question:

What are the characteristics of a political party?

Answer:

A political party is a group of people who come together to contest elections and hold power in the government. Once they are in power, they try to enact laws and start programmes that promote the well being of all its citizens. Every party has like minded individuals who agree that certain policies are better for the people than other policies. The parties try to persuade people that their policies are better than others.
Parties reflect fundamental political divisions in society. They involve partisanship.
Partisanship is a tendency to take a side and the inability to take a balanced view on an issue.
A political party has three major components, the leaders, the active members and the followers.

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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.