Write the difference between state party and national party.(3 marks)
The difference between 'state' and 'national' party can be drawn from the name itself.
- In a state party, the party members aim to heighten regional interest whereas in a national party, the national interest is given importance.
- State party can contest elections only in that state whereas national party can contest elections in all states.
- BJP, Congress are national parties whereas Akalis, Trinamool Congress are examples of State parties