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4) What is the significance of Leader of opposition in Indian Polity? Explain in what way an effective opposition is crucial to an effective democracy?(250 words)

Topic :  . Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary.

4) What is the significance of Leader of opposition in Indian Polity? Explain in what way an effective opposition is crucial to an effective democracy?(250 words)

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Why this question:

The article discusses about the current situation of the Congress party which is unlikely to get the post of the Leader of the Opposition (LoP) in Lok Sabha for a second time in a row as it has yet again failed to get 10% seats in Parliament’s lower House.

Key demand of the question:

Answer must discuss the significance of the post of leader of opposition.

Directive:

Explain – Clarify the topic by giving a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

In a few introductory lines state the current situation of LoP.

Body:

In brief discuss what you understand by Leader of opposition? significance of it in Indian polity, what are the nuances of the office of LoP. Why is it essential etc.

Conclusion:

Conclude by reasserting significance of the office in a democracy.