Ch – 5 Working Of Institutions (Part 1)

To make democracy work, leaders have to work with or within institutions. In this chapter, we will discuss about the roles of the three major institutions – legislature, executive and judiciary. We will learn how a major policy decision is taken with the help of an example: A Government Order: On August 13, 1990,Continue reading “Ch – 5 Working Of Institutions (Part 1)”

Ch – 5 Panchayati Raj

Q.1: The ____________ is a meeting of all adults who live in the area covered by a Panchayat. a) Gram Panchayat b) Gram Sabha c) Both Q.2: Sarpanch is also known as ‘________________’. a) Panchayat President b) Panchayat Secretary c) Panchayat Minister Q.3: Anyone who is 18 years old or more and has voting rightContinue reading “Ch – 5 Panchayati Raj”

Ch – 4 Electoral Politics ( Part 2 )

Election Campaign: Election campaign is a chance for the parties to woo the voters. In India, the official campaign time period is a two week period between the announcement of the final list of candidates and the date of polling. But actually the campaigns start months before the elections actually take place. During the campaigns,Continue reading “Ch – 4 Electoral Politics ( Part 2 )”

Ch – 4 Electoral Politics ( Part 1 )

The important part of democracy is to let the people choose their own representatives. And for that elections are held. Why do we need elections ? Democracy is only possible when the people have the power to choose their leaders. People can choose the leaders who can make laws for them. People can remove theContinue reading “Ch – 4 Electoral Politics ( Part 1 )”