Topic : Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary; Ministries and Departments of the Government; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity.
4) Historically, startups, whether in business or in politics, have a very high mortality rate. In this context discuss the factors that make a political startup survive and thrive with suitable examples.(250 words)
Why this question:
The article discusses in detail the coming of new political startups; political parties and their survival.
Key demand of the question:
The answer must explain in detail the coming of any new political party , the process of genesis, and the chances of mortality of the same. The answer must critically analyse the challenges that are faced by the new political start ups.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
Begin with brief introductory lines on political start ups.
Discuss some facts associated that justify the quick genesis and quick mortality of the political parties .
There are more the 1800 political parties that registered with the Election Commission of India. However, the numbers belie the challenges involved in building and sustaining a party in the country.
Discuss what are the challenges – leading to early demise of the political parties.
Conclude with importance of robust methods to channelize the starting of the parties.