The Historical Development Of Successful Democratic Institutions

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An Analysis of the Historical Development of Successful Democratic Institutions in India

The problem of “third world status” has been a major barrier to the development of India as a democratic government throughout the 20th century. British colonialism provided the foundation for a parliamentary system in India, which soon become a means in which Indian nationalism arose and overthrew the occupiers through democratization and popular support. However, over the course of Indian independence in the middle to latter 20th century, many countries in the first and second world did not believe that India could achieve successes as a democracy. The formation of the Indian Independence Act 1947 and the eventual liberation from the British Raj resulted in the formation of parliamentary system through the Indian peoples. During the latter part of the 20th and early 21st centuries, the dissolution of the dominant role of the Congress Party provides a more dynamic system of party lines, which expand upon the diversity of a democratic institution in Indian politics. In essence, the historical development of India’s democratic institutions will define the successful transition from the British Raj system to the modern parliamentary systems that create political diversity in the 21st century. The development of democracy in India has been an ongoing development that brings grater diversity to differing parties. Of course, India was dominated by a foreign cooption under the British…

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