India And The United States Of America And India

1824 Words Jan 26th, 2015 8 Pages
Two of the world’s most largest democracies are known as the United States of America and India. The countries have Federal Democracies, India known as the top down federation and the United States known as the bottom down federation. India is known for their multi-party system and the U.S. for their two party systems. These two democracies represent 22.3% of the world population, with a combined population of over 1.267 billion people according to the World Bank estimates. Legislative, executive, and judiciary powers are the central powers within the government. Both countries have a Legislative branch that’s bicameral, however, the degree that their legislative powers are used up to be are both distinctive from one another. India has a multi- party system where multiple parties compete in elections for a seat in the legislative. Political parties are classified as national, state, regional level parties. These parties can have a range of different views, opinions, and political and social ideologies. For example, many of the more extreme national political parties such as the Communist Party of India (CPI) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BPJ) often are the reasons why India’s government can’t form Coalition Government. “New challengers rose to fill the space, the most prominent of them being the Hindu fundamentalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The BJP, however, is only one among a host of energetic new parties that draw their appeal from regional,…
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