On Political Reforms in India
India: A Democracy or Parliamentary Dictatorship?
Lok Sabha Election 2019 and the Need to Transform the Political System
By Rakesh Raman
As the Lok Sabha Election is scheduled to happen in India during 2019, I have launched an exclusive online editorial section for voter education. It sheds light on the political as well as democratic status in the country.
As I have been studying various aspects of democracy and election processes, I find that the current political system in India is totally flawed. In order to reform this system, I am working on the development of a new competence-based political / governance model for India.
After extensive study and research, I have found that the current democratic system needs a complete overhaul. I have presented my initial findings in the form of a consultative paper that you can download. You are encouraged to study it and circulate it among others. I also invite your views on the new model that I am proposing.
- In its current deformed form, the democracy in India has taken the shape of parliamentary dictatorship. Now there is a need to create a system that can usher in an egalitarian society.
- A major paradox in the elections is that majority of the voters don’t elect but they reject the party that forms the government.
- Successive governments in India have leveraged democracy to their own advantage or for the benefit of a few politicians while depriving the citizens of their fundamental rights.
- Bureaucratic inefficiency is the worst form of corruption in India.
- People elect the candidates without analyzing their capabilities and then keep complaining during their tenures till the next elections.
- India is the largest country in the world that is struggling to protect the democratic fiber in the nation because the country is facing a severe leadership crisis.
- Majority of the people who adopted politics as a profession during the past 50 years are uneducated, unskilled, goons, or from the traditional political families.
- India’s sorry plight is persisting because of the flawed democratic system – which nurtures incompetence and kills talent.
|Download and Read RMN Publications|
|TechWise Today||The Integrity Bulletin||Clean Climate|
|Legal Directions||Young Learner||Real Voter|
If you agree with these findings and want to become part of this inevitable political transformation, you can contact me for further discussion. You can study the e-book version of the consultative paper given below. Click the image to enhance the size.
463, DPS Apts., Plot No. 16
Sector 4, Dwarka, Phase I
New Delhi 110 078, INDIA
Support Independent Fearless Journalism
In today's media world controlled by corporates and politicians, it is extremely difficult for independent editorial voices to survive. RMN News Service has been maintaining editorial freedom and offering objective content for the past over 7 years despite enormous pressures.
In order to serve you fearlessly in this cut-throat world, RMN News Service urges you to support us financially with your donations. You can choose the amount that you want to donate from the options given below.
You also can select any of the Payment Methods:
Offline Donation: To know our bank details for online bank transfer and payment by cheque in Indian rupees.
PayPal: To make payment by Credit / Debit Card or PayPal account.