Emergence of the BJP and Erosion of the Congress: A Critical Evaluation


  • Dr. K.Siva Reddy Research Scholar, Department of Political Science & public Administration, S.K. University Anantapur




BJP, Congress, Indian National Congress, national politics


The historical scenario of Indian politics marked a period of One Party dominance, which pertained to the Indian National Congress' supremacy in the years following India's independence in 1947. This party played a crucial role in the struggle for freedom and garnered considerable backing throughout the nation. The waning of the Congress Party's control led to a more diversified political landscape in India, where numerous parties and coalitions competed for authority. Despite remaining a significant political entity, the Congress Party's influence became more localized, and it encountered opposition from both national and regional parties. It's worth noting that the concept of one-party dominance has evolved recently due to the emergence of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as a predominant force in national politics, as discussed earlier.


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How to Cite

Reddy, K. “Emergence of the BJP and Erosion of the Congress: A Critical Evaluation”. International Journal of Management and Development Studies, vol. 11, no. 09, Sept. 2022, pp. 21-32, doi:10.53983/ijmds.v11n09.003.