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CLASS X POLITY: POLITICAL PARTIES DESCRIPTION BY CHARU MODI
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INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS Founded in 1885 Played a dominant role in Indian politics at the national and state level for several decades after India's Independence. Ruling party at the centre till 1977 and then from 1980 to 1989 A centrist party (neither rightist nor leftist) in its ideological orientation, the party espouses secularism and welfare of weaker sections and minorities.
BHARATIYA TANATA PARTY Founded in 1980 by reviving the erstwhile Bharatiya Jana Sangh drawing inspiration from India's ancient culture and values. Cultural nationalism (or Hindutva) is an important element Wants full territorial and political integration of Jammu and Kashmir with India, a uniform civil code for all people living in the country irrespective of religion, and ban on religious conversions. Came to power in 1998 as the leader of the National Democratic Alliance including several state and regional parties. .
BAHULAN SAMAI PARTY Formed in 1984 under the leadership of Kanshi Ram. includes the dalits, adivasis, OBCs and religious minorities. the leadership of Kanshi Ram. represent and secure power for the bahujan samaj which . Draws inspiration from the ideas and teachings of Sahu Maharaj, Mahatma Phule, Periyar Ramaswami Naicker and Babasaheb Ambedkar. * Stands for the cause of securing the interests and welfare of the dalits and oppressed people.
COMMUNIST PARTY OF INDIA MARXIST (CPI-M Founded in 1964 Believes in Marxism-Leninism * Supports socialism, secularism and democracy and opposes mperialism and communalism Accepts democratic elections as a useful means for securing the obiective of socio economic justice in India. Enjoys strong support in West Bengal, Kerala and Tripura, especially among the poor, factory workers, farmers, agricultural labourers and the intelligentsia.
COMMUNIST PARTY OF INDIA (CPI) Formed in 1925 Believes in Marxism-Leninism, Opposed to the forces of secessionism and communalism. secularism and democracy. * Accepts parliamentary democracy as a means of promoting the interests of the working class, farmers and the poor Significant presence in the states of Kerala, West Bengal, Punjab, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
NATIONALIST CONGRESS PARTY (NCP Formed in 1999 following a split in the Congress party * Espouses democracy, Gandhian secularism, equity social justice and federalism. Wants that high offices in government be confined to natural born citizens of the countrv. . A major party in Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Manipur and Assam