WHY DO WE NEED A PARLIAMENT
Q1. Why do you think nationalist movement supported the idea that all adults have a right to vote?
Ans. The nationalist movement became successful because people from various backgrounds joined it. It was felt that all persons in independent India should participate in making decisions. It is therefore the constitution of independent India laid down the principle of universal adult franchise.
Q2. In this 2019 map of parliamentary constituencies alongside, roughly identify the constituencies in your state. What is the name of the MP from your constituency? How many MPs does you state have? Why are certain constituencies coloured green while others are coloured blue?
|No. of constituencies in our state||230|
|Name of MP (Bhopal constituency)||Sadhvi Pragya singh Thakur|
|No. of MP’s from our state||29|
Certain constituencies are coloured green while others are coloured blue because they are reserved constituencies for ST and SC respectively.
Q3. You have read in chapter 1 that the ‘parliamentary form of government’ that exist in India has three tiers. This includes the parliament (central government and various state legislatures state government) fill the following table with information on the various representatives from your area.
|State government||Central government|
|Which political party/parties is/are currently in power.||BJP||BJP|
|Who (name) is the current representative from your area.||Krishna Gour||Sadhvi Pragya singh Thakur|
|Which political parties currently form the opposition.||congress||congress|
|When were election last held?||2018||2019|
|When will the next elections be held?||2023||2024|
|How many women representatives are there from your state?||9||34|