The Politics of India. By Rahil Bagchi. Political System. India. Independence. India got independence from Britain on Aug 15 th , 1947 The Constitution of India was implemented on Jan 26, 1950 Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the first President.
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Largest Democracy in the World!
670 Million Voters...more than 1 Million voting machines
A Prime Minister ... and a President
Supreme or Independent Nation
Social and Economic Equality for ALL citizens
India is a SOVEREIGN,
Equality of ALL religions. No national religion
Government BY the people
Form of government, where supreme power vested in people
Make sure that the policies are being followed
Head: President (ceremonial post)
Power with the Prime Minister (usually head of majority party or majority coalition)
All members are elected every 5 years
12 appointed by President, rest chosen by state representatives
Interprets laws and make judgments
Bahujan Samaj Party
India is multi-party system: Lots and Lots of political parties.
…there are many, many more
The Election Process
But I do not have a majority!!!
VOTE FOR …..
Schools, colleges are voting places
Government employee supervise process
Blue indelible ink indicate you voted
Hi! I am the Prime Minister….I have a lot of work to do!!
Coalition Government – parties get together to create a majority in Lok Sabha