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The era of Liberalisation, Privatisation and Globalisation from the early 1990’s , is attributed to the emergence of a competitive market society encompassing all important sectors of economy, society and polity thus paving the way for the “Third Democratic Upsurge’. The Democratic Upsurge represents a competitive electoral market which is based not on the principle of survival of the fittest but rather the survival of the ablest. It underlines three shifts in India’s electoral market: from State to Market, from Government to Governance, from State as Controller to State as Facilitator. Moreover, the Third Democratic Upsurge seeks to promote the participation of the youth who constitute a significant chunk of Indian society as the real game changers in view of their increasing electoral preference for both development and governance in India’s contemporary democratic politics.

1. The early 1990 saw the era of.... 

(a) Liberalisation 

(b) Privatisation 

(c) Globalisation 

(d) All of the above

2. The “Third Democratic Upsurge” is based on the principle of..... 

(a) Survival of the fittest 

(b) Survival of the meanest 

(c) Survival of the fierce 

(d) Survival of the ablest

3. How many “Democratic Upsurges” are identified in post-independence history of India?

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

4. The ‘Third Democratic Upsurge” seeks to promote the ...... who constitute a significant chunk of Indian society.

(a) Participation of Student

(b) Participation of Opposition Leaders

(c) Opposition of Senior Citizens

(d) None of these

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1. (d) All of the above

2. (d) Survival of the ablest

3. (c) 3

4. (d) None of these

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