Popular Struggles and Movements


Define pressure groups.


Government policies are influenced by a few organisations called Pressure groups. Pressure groups do not aim to control or share political power directly, unlike political parties. When people with common occupation, interest, aspirations or opinions come together in order to achieve a common objective these organisations are formed.


Popular Struggles and Movements

Q 1.

Organizations that undertake activities to promote the interests of specific social sections such as workers, employees, teachers, and lawyers are called__________groups.

Q 2.

What is the difference between a pressure group and a political party?

Q 3.

In what ways do pressure groups and movements exert influence on politics?

Q 4.

Define pressure groups.

Q 5.

Describe the forms of relationship between pressure groups and political parties?

Q 6.

What are Sectional Interest Groups and Public Interest Groups?

Q 7.

What is a pressure group? Give a few examples.

Q 8.

What led to the Movement for Democracy in Nepal in the year 200

Q 9.

Explain how the activities of pressure groups are useful in the functioning of a democratic government.

Q 10.

Write a brief note on the Narmada Bachao Movement.

Q 11.

What were he three demands that were made by the SPA in Nepal?

Q 12.

Write a brief note on Movement Groups and give an example.