Political parties ppt blog
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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A political party is an organization of people which seeks to
achieve goals common to its members through the
acquisition and exercise of political power.
In democracies, political parties are elected to run
a government by the electorate.
Political parties are the back bone of democracy.
India has a multi-party system with predominance of
small regional parties.
Political parties that wish to contest local, state or
national elections are required to be registered by
the Election Commission of India.
The party is recognised in four or more states, is declared
as a "National party" by the EC. Otherwise, it is known
as a "State Party".
All parties contesting the elections have to choose a
symbol from a list of available symbols offered by the EC
SL NO NAME SYMBOL YEAR CURRENT
1 BSP ELEPHANT 1984 Mayavati
2 BJP LOTUS 1980 Amit shah
3 CPI Ears of Corn
4 CPI(M) Hammer,
5 INC Hand 1985 Sonia Gandhi
6 NCP Clock 1999 Sharad
Regional parties are parties whose main holds are in one certain state and
mostly they participate in the elections only within that state.
Contesting Elections: Political parties contest elections. A political party nominates
its candidate for the electo.ral contest in various constituencies.
Political parties play a decisive role in making laws for the country.
Political parties form and run governments.
A party which does not get majority or come under the majority coalition, needs to
play the role of opposition.
Political parties shape public opinion.
Political parties provide people access to government machinery and welfare
schemes implemented by governments.