Political Parties

1

What is a political party? Explain any four characteristics of a political party.

2

Describe the importance of regional political parties in strengthening democracy.

3

Describe the importance of political parties in a Democratic Government.

4

Describe major functions of political parties.

5

"Lack of internal democracy within parties is the major challenge to political parties all over the world." Analyse the statement.

6

What is a multi-party system? Why has India adopted a multi-party system? Explain.

7

Political parties need to face and overcome a number of challenges in order to remain effective instruments of democracy. Write about such challenges while citing appropriate examples.

8

Political parties fill political offices and exercise political power. But they do this by performing a series of important functions. Describe them.