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Every Democracy Needs a Little Disloyalty

Every democracy needs a little disloyalty

One would like to believe that parties that acquire a reputation for probity play a valuable role on the political stage even when they do not achieve electoral success. Here, the crucial role such parties can play in ensuring free and fair elections is highlighted. The importance of a large enough floating population of voters for the smooth functioning of a democracy is also emphasized.49

According to the Election Commission of India, as on 24 July 2018, there are 1,866 registered political parties in India, of which 56 are recognized as national or state parties. Many of these parties would be insignificant from an electoral per-spective, although some of them have acquired a ...

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