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Caste and voting-behaviour

Om Prakash Goyal

Caste and voting-behaviour

by Om Prakash Goyal

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Published by Ritu Publishers in Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voting -- India -- Haryana.,
  • Elections -- India -- Haryana.,
  • Caste -- India -- Haryana.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby O. P. Goyal.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ620H365 G6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination120 p.
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21215678M

    Caste and voting behaviour: In the election campaigns, votes are demanded in the names of caste. Caste groups are tapped for committed support N.D. Palmer has rightly observed that Caste considerations are given great weight in the selection of candidates and in the appeals to voters during election campaigns. To summarize, caste, religion and ethnicity is entrenched into Indian politics. Many theorists asserted that caste is a social phenomenon of Indian society. By partaking in the modern political system, caste is now visible to divisive influences and a new form of integration resulting from a new system of universalist-particularist relationships.

    The first indicator of voters’ behaviour is how many cast their votes. The highest voter turnout was 53 per cent in the elections. Political scientist Dr Waseem in his book The   The great untruth that weighs on our minds, especially during the election season, is the correlation we make between caste and voting behaviour.

    But the general pattern of voting behaviour in India suggests that as recently as , ‘caste or community continues to be the primary building block of political affiliation at the micro level.’ 7 Indeed, there are many states in which the majority of a caste group aligns itself to one party. This is more true in states where a two-party. voting behaviour the decision-making processes and the social factors influencing patterns of voting. Studies of voting behaviour have been of four main types: constituency studies, nationwide studies, cross-national studies, and those focused on particular categories of voters or the political implications of particular class locations.


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This site is like a library, Use search. Caste: Caste is an important factor influencing the behaviour of voters. Politicisation of caste and casteism in politics has been a remarkable feature of Indian politics. Rajni Kothari said “Indian politics is casteist, and caste is politicised”. 6 While formulating their election strategies, the political parties always take into account.

Caste continues to be a determinant of voting behaviour in India. It has deep roots in the society and constitutes an important basis o f social relations at all levels.

Voting behaviour is influenced in the Indian context by various factors such as religion, caste, community, language, class, money, personal charisma of the leaders and also by certain unforeseen or accidental factors.

Though majority of Indian voters are found to be illiterate and ignorant, they are politically more alert than the educated. Voting Behaviour in India Several social factors may be involved in India that influences the voting behaviour of Indian voters.

This can include factors such as community, caste, religion, money, language, ideology, etc, which are utilized by. A study of voting behaviour in Pakistan. Beginning by outlining Pakistan's electoral history, it then proceeds to analyze voting behaviour in Pakistan's most populous and politicaly powerful province: the Punjab.

The book argues that the main underlying determinant of voting behaviour in the Punjab is voter perception of which candidate and party will be the most effective at. Caste and Voting Behaviour: Voting provides an opportunity to castes to assert their influence. Schol­ars like Rajni Kothari (), Lindzey Gardner, Miller (), Key (), Campbell (), and Norman Palmer () have referred to caste as a voting determinant.

Just as in Britain, voting is class-determinant, in United States, it is race. Caste system has a significant impact on voting behaviour in the democratic process of a developing society. Literature review Andrew R. Wildar () in his book “The Pakistan Voters: Electoral Politics and Voting Behavior in the Punjab” analyzes the electoral history and.

O ut of winners in India’s Lok Sabha election, 29 per cent have, at some point, been charged with serious criminal cases, including cases related to rape, murder, attempt to murder, kidnapping, and crimes against women.

This represents an increase of percent in the number of Members of Parliament (MPs) with declared serious criminal cases since Caste and voting behaviour by O.P. Goyal by Goyal, O.P. Material type: Book Publisher: Delhi Ritu Availability: Items available for loan: [ Call number: F83x G] (1).

Measuring Voting Behaviour in India. captures the dynamics of multiple methodologies used for measuring voting behavior in India in the past and present. The authors elaborate on various methods that are used for measuring voters' opinions, attitudes, and perceptions.

A case in point is the experiences and opinions of Shri Jagjivan Ram in his book Caste Challenge in India. Unlike many other dalit leaders who stood aloof from the national movement, Shri Jagjivan Ram has a proud distinction of active participation in.

Measuring Voting Behaviour in India captures the dynamics of multiple methodologies used for measuring voting behavior in India in the past and present. The authors elaborate on various methods that are used for measuring voters' opinions, attitudes, and perceptions.

They discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each method to capture the. Measuring Voting Behaviour in India is a study which captures the dynamics of voting behaviour in the India of past and present. The authors aim to capture the diversity of the electoral experience across different settings in India through simultaneous studies by a team of participant observers in multiple sites covering all aspects of the electoral procedure and Reviews: 5.

Determinants of voting Behaviour The behaviour of a voter is influence by several factors such as religion, caste, community, language, money, policy or ideology, purpose of the polls, extent of franchise and the like political parties and groups make use of these variables for the sake of winning the battle of the ballot box.

There has been too much analysis declaring the demise of caste politics and of ethnic-regional political parties.

But I have yet to find articles, other than one from Rohan Venkataramakrishnan, stating, let alone investigating, the widely known fact that the upper castes voted en masse for the BJP. For that matter, I am yet to stumble upon any research paper on the topic of the voting. In connection to democracy three things are happening to which caste system is also closely related: 1.

Participation of all adults in the process of decision making, i.e. their voting behaviour. It means all caste groups without any consideration of high/low must participate in giving their vote. Electoral campaigning through different methods. Upper-caste poor act similarly on a threat to their social status.

Voting behaviour of the poor. Covid has hit book publishing in unimaginable ways, forcing publishers, writers and. While nominating their candidates from different constituencies the political parties keep in mind the cast of candidate and caste of the voters in that particular constituency.

It in turn affects democratic ideals of equality, justice. Caste and voting behaviour: In the election campaigns, votes are demanded; in the names of caste.

For this they tend to develop and determine the voting behaviour of the voters. The behaviour of a voter is influence by several factors such as religion, caste, community, language, money, etc.Caste has been, as J.P. Narayan once observed, “the most major political party in India”.

It has been a determinant of political participation, electoral process, voting behaviour and almost all other aspects of Indian politics.Studies of voting behaviour of scheduled caste voters often arrive at different, even contradictory conclusions, though they generally agree that 'bloc voting' is a feature of scheduled caste voting behaviour.

These studies rely for the most part on three sources of data to cross-check casual observations: studies of particular scheduled caste communities sample .