English_Master February 13, 2016 No Comments
 THE COALITION GOVERNMENT It appears that the chapter of a single party rule in India has become a matter of the past. The most significant development in Indian political scene since 1996 has been the emergence of coalition era in Indian Politics. Till 1989, the stable government at the centre under the leadership of Smt. Indira Gandhi and her son Rajiv Gandhi did well. In 1989, the country was amidst instability as Rajeev Gandhi lost power and Mr. V P Singh took over as the next Prime Minister of Minority Government. Mr. V P Singh had to step down as BJP withdrew its support. Mr. Chandra Shekhar assumed power and formed Government with Congress support from outside. But it was a matter of four months that Congress-I also withdrew its support and the President announced fresh polls. Congress came back and stayed in power from 1991 to 1996. In 1996, the Congress was voted out of power and the United front which mustered support of 14 parties formed a unique Coalition Government with Congress-I, that once again decided to support from outside. Again the coalition failed and election for 13th Lok Sabha were held and the Coalition Government under the leadership of Atal Bihari Vajpayee took the reign of...
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