The role of political parties in building democracy in India and Pakistan. A party-oriented approach towards democratisation processes

Agnieszka Nitza-Makowska
2016 Securitologia  
Political parties in India and Pakistan consider democracy a desirable regime for their countries. In order to introduce their own vision of a democratic state, they violate rules of free and fair elec-tions, undermining the very procedures that constitute democracy. The Indian National Congress and the Muslim League made different kinds of impacts on the democratisation processes in India and Pakistan respectively. In just a few years, the Indian National Congress, contrary to its counterpart
more » ... to its counterpart in Pakistan, introduced a constitution and organised elections.
doi:10.5604/01.3001.0009.5272 fatcat:65iydz77l5arpkdtjdszcvpwfy