"Politics and social divisions must not be allowed to mix." Define the statement


  • India is  democratic in nature
  • It is a social secular country
  • Hence, it should be understood that politics have no rights to interfere or hamper the smooth functioning of social divisions present in our country
  • As per the Constitution of India, any person can preach or follow their own religion irrespective of their caste, creed etc
  • All people in India enjoy the major fundamental rights like right of equality, right of freedom etc.
  • Judiciary power safeguard the fundamental rights of the people thereby avoiding social injustice


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negative impact of social divison on politics

  • combination of politics and social divisons is very dangerous and explosive
  • involves competition
  • tends to divide society
  • leads to conflict and violence
  • eg:india,belgium
  • leads to political divison and even disintegration of the country


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  • If political parties start competing in terms of some existing social divisions,it can make social divisions into political divisions and lead to conflict,violence or even disintegration of a country.
  • The struggle in Ireland in which hundreds of civilians, militants and security forces were killed because of the combination of ploitics and social divisions.
  • Combination of politics and social division became the major factor responsible for the disintegration of Yugoslavia into six independent countries.
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