Session

Political Science

Description

In my paper I will analyze influence of the party system on the foreign policy, case study: India. Indian party system evaluated from dominant party system (sometimes this period of time is called one party system, but it not correct) to multiparty system. India got independence on 15th August 1947, three years later become a republic. India adopted democracy and multiparty system (1951/52, first election for central government, after independence). Even though that multisystem party was introduce, Indian National Congress (INC) ruled India from 1947 till 1977. INC came to power again in 1980 and ruled till 1989 and then came to power in 1991. From the end of 90s coalition period in Indian politics has started. Till 2014, when Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came in to power, no single party could win election. Research question: how big is the influence of party system on the foreign policy of India?

Keywords:

India, party system, Indian National Congress, BJP, Foreign Policy

Proceedings Editor

Edmond Hajrizi

ISBN

978-9951-550-11-6

First Page

53

Last Page

57

Location

Durres, Albania

Start Date

7-11-2015 9:00 AM

End Date

7-11-2015 5:00 PM

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Influence of the party system on the foreign policy

Durres, Albania

In my paper I will analyze influence of the party system on the foreign policy, case study: India. Indian party system evaluated from dominant party system (sometimes this period of time is called one party system, but it not correct) to multiparty system. India got independence on 15th August 1947, three years later become a republic. India adopted democracy and multiparty system (1951/52, first election for central government, after independence). Even though that multisystem party was introduce, Indian National Congress (INC) ruled India from 1947 till 1977. INC came to power again in 1980 and ruled till 1989 and then came to power in 1991. From the end of 90s coalition period in Indian politics has started. Till 2014, when Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came in to power, no single party could win election. Research question: how big is the influence of party system on the foreign policy of India?