Differentiate between long term movements and short term movements with examples.

S. No Long term movements Short term movements
1. Long term movements involve more than one issue Single issue movements involve only a single issue
2. No single organisation controls or guides such movements They have clear leadership and support of some organisations and their life is short
3. For example, environmentalist movement and women’s movement involved many organisations and involves more than one issue For example, Nepalese movement arose with the single objective of reversing king’s orders and later gained support from political parties and it became successful in redeeming back the democracy in Nepal

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short term movements are those in which the movement end in a short time like bolivias water war

long term movement are those in which the movement still continouslystill long time like narmada bachao aandolan.

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