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.
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