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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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Vol. 4, Issue 10, Part B (2018)

Political power is agony of scheduled tribes & scheduled castes: A study of Andhra Pradesh

Political power is agony of scheduled tribes & scheduled castes: A study of Andhra Pradesh

Author(s)
Banka Gangadhara Rao and Dr. KVN Raju
Abstract
The study has a vast scope in terms of understanding the nature and status of electoral participation of tribal in a caste commanding society. The study has its important in understanding the impact of this participation in extending the constitutional safeguards to the people belonging to scheduled cast and Scheduled Tribes. In the framework of Indian democracy, over the past few decades, the issue of political representation of backward classes has emerged as a focal point. The entry of these classes in the political discourse has resulted in major shifts in the basic premises of democratic thinking and understandings on representation. The issue of electoral participation of marginalized section of the society is gaining great importance, an effort to gauge the pattern of electoral participation ofscheduled cast and Scheduled Tribes in a state with highest concentration of sc and STs are being made through the present study. The study is also importance because increasing participation of all sections of society in political process itself is considered an indicator of political development. As stated earlier electoral participation is a multifaceted process, involving participation before, during and after elections.
Pages: 77-80  |  775 Views  83 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Banka Gangadhara Rao, Dr. KVN Raju. Political power is agony of scheduled tribes & scheduled castes: A study of Andhra Pradesh. Int J Appl Res 2018;4(10):77-80.
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