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What were the reasons for dominance of one-party system in India?

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The dominance of Congress in India was due to the following reasons:

a. Congress was identified with the freedom struggle for building national unity and solidarity. 

b. Congress was associated with Mahatma Gandhi’s name. 

c. It had a broad based manifesto to include the various section of the society. 

d. Congress bore a popular appeal of charismatic leader like Mahatma Gandhi, J.L.Nehru, Sardar Patel, Indira Gandhi, etc. 

e. Congress focused on building role of the Party.

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