India or the Republic of India is located in South Asia. This country is number seven of the largest country by area, number two of the most populous country and also the populous democracy in the world. How about their Indian Politics?
Every political party that exists in India must have its own symbol and they must register it with the Election Commission of India. The symbol is like their identity and easier to be recognized in the voting time. This rule is written in the amendment, especially for symbol orders. If the political party wants to be recognized as the National Party, there must be some criteria that they should follow. The political party is legitimate if it is secure, leastwise 6% from the vote that is valid in the four or more state, general election in Lok Sabha, or in the State Legislative Assembly. Moreover, the party must win leastwise 4 seats in the Lok Sabha and States. If they want to be recognized as State Party, it must secure leastwise 6% seats at the general election and they must win in the State’s Legislative Assembly concerned.
Role of the Political Party
Whether executive and the legislative branch, they are both has the representatives that have been elected in the elections. The people of India then choose the representative to run the government. Political parties formed a coalition. The political system of India is a multi-party system. India’s independence is already about 66 years ago and as long as that anyway, they are ruled by the Indian National Congress (INC) for 53 years.
There are several issues that appear in the Indian politics system, such as social issues, economic issues, and terrorism. The social issue appears because of the lack of homogeneity, they are still racist, so the Indian people are divided based on their religion, caste, region, race, and language. Because of that, there are political parties that take the “advantage” or target the people who do not like the other parties and they become an asset. The economic issues are like poverty and unemployment. Because of these issues, there is a slogan about poverty, which is “eradicate poverty” for Indian International Congress. Terrorism is one of the big influences of the political parties, as well as the suicide bomber.
The president of India is elected for 5 years of the years of service. They can be re-elected, but so far there is only once that the president was re-elected, which is Rajendra Prasad. The president can dissolve the Lok Sabha. The Supreme and High Court’s judges are also appointed by the President. The Prime Minister also appointed by the President from the coalition. The role of the President and also Vice President are considered ceremonial. Prime Minister is the head of Union Council of Ministers. They will be divided with various ministers to various ministries and departments. The Union Council of Ministers’ members must be from the House of Parliament. They work in finance, administration, military, and so on. Also check The kejriwal and Modi Story