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Political analysis of karnataka

  2. 2. INTRODUCTION Location: Southwest India Created on : 1st November 1956 Originally known: State of Mysore Capital: Bengaluru (Bangalore) Location: Bordered by the Arabian Sea and the Laccadive Sea to the west, Goa to the northwest, Maharashtra to the north, Andhra Pradesh to the east, Tamil Nadu to the south east, and Kerala to the south west.
  3. 3.  Area: 191,976 square kilometres 8th largest state  Population: 61,130,704 inhabitants 9th largest state  Official language: Kannada
  4. 4. MAJOR POLITICAL PARTIES  Indian National Congress,  Janata Dal (Secular)  Bharatiya Janata Party  Current ruling party: The Indian National Congress Party is since May 2013.  Chief minister: Siddaramaiah  28 parliamentary constituencies
  5. 5. KARNATAKA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 1994  Took place in all 224 constituencies in 2 phases in Karnataka, India.  Elections conducted to select Govt. For next 5 years.  The Janata Dal emerged victorious winning 115 seats.
  6. 6. KARNATAKA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 1999  The Indian National Congress: majority winning 132 seats.  The National Democratic Alliance: Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal (United) (second winning only 63 seats).  The Janata Dal (Secular): former prime minister Deve Gowda (won only 10 seats).  The Janata Dal collapsed in mid-1999 : reason split in theJanata Dal.  Former prime minister Deve gowda and the deputy chief minister Siddaramaiah joined the Janata dal (secular) faction.  S.M. Krishna of the Congress was sworn in as Chief minister on 11 October 1999.
  7. 7. KARNATAKA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 2004  None of the parties were able to win a majority.  Bharatiya Janata Party: 79 seats.  Indian National Congress: 65 members  Janata Dal (Secular): 58 members  formed a coalition to run the government with Dharam Singh as the chief minister.  This was the first ever coalition government in the state.
  8. 8. KARNATAKA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 2008  The Bharatiya Janata Party emerged victorious winning 110 seats.  Falling short of majority still won with the support of 6 independents.  This was the first time BJP came to power on its own in Karnataka and in any south Indian state.
  9. 9. KARNATAKA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 2013  Five major political parties contested the election: 1) Indian National Congress (INC) 2) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 3) Janata Dal (Secular) (JD(S)) 4) Karnataka Janata Paksha (KJP) 5) Badagara Shramika Raitala Congress Party (BSRCP).  The INC under the leadership of the erstwhile Janata Parivar leader Siddaramaiah won the election: majority of 122 seats (including the Piriyapatna seat)  INC returned to power on its own after nine years.
  10. 10. DISTRIBUTION OF SEATS SR NO. PARTY SEATS 1 INC 122 2 BJP 40 3 JD(S) 40 4 KJP 6 5 BSR(C) 4 6 IND 7 7 OTHERS 5 TOTAL 224
  11. 11. IDEOLOGIES OF BHARTIYA JANATA PARTY (BJP) Basic Philosophy : Integral humanism Objective  Pledged to build up strong and prosperous nation, which is modern, progressive and enlightened in outlook
  12. 12. IDEOLOGIES OF INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS (INC) Object  Well-being and advancement of the people of India  Socialist State based on Parliamentary Democracy  Political, Economical & Social rights which aims at world peace and fellowship.
  13. 13. IDEOLOGIES OF JANATA DAL (SECULAR) Ideology  Everyone needs to be together and that everyone together can achieve more  No discrimination  Reach out to every individual Focus on  Education, Health Care, Job Creation, Farmer Rights, Equal Opportunities to All.
  14. 14. IDEOLOGIES OF JANATA DAL (UNITED)  Principles of socialism, secularism and democracy  Against the concept of a theocratic State.
  15. 15. CONCLUSION  No stability in the government coming into power.  Needs a stable government to make significant change in the issues.  Still unpredictability over the party that might come into power in the coming elections.
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