ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Reform of Political System

Against the experience of political instability, increasingly fractious polity, and unmanageability of multi-party coalition governments since 1990, it is necessary to do some fresh thinking on a number of matters pertaining to the political system in the country. Unless concerted steps are taken to remodelling the political system - for instance, enact laws on the conduct of political parties, on the formation of governments, - and consider seriously whether the Rajya Sabha and the legislative councils which have ceased to serve a purpose should not be abolished and whether first-past-the-post system should not be changed, the very foundations of democracy may get weakened leading to voter apathy and disillusionment.

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