The ruling BJP loses power in at least two important state legislatures in India. The result is a blow to prime minister Narendra Modi and a temperature gauge for the upcoming parliamentary elections.
Praise for more jobs and a hefty increase of farmers ' incomes, took the Indian people's party (BJP) to video: tough reforms ahead of the parliamentary elections in 2014. The party gained a large majority in the house of commons and hit out the Congress party which has long been a dominant force in indian politics.
But now comes signs that the popularity is cool.
With about six months left before it has again become time for the elections in may next year – lose the BJP to power in two state legislatures, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh. In Madhya Pradesh, is the outcome still unclear. All three provinces are located in the hinditalande belt in the northern part of the country and is usually counted as some of the party's main strongholds. Madhya Pradesh has the BJP, for example, been in power for 15 years.
the Result of the delstatsvalen can be seen as a temperature gauge before the parliamentary elections, according to the researcher Henrik Chetan Aspengren at the institute of Foreign affairs, who believes that most of the points that prime minister Narendra Modi and his party will do a worse choice than four years ago.
– On the other hand are the majority party now has an extremely unusual. What you can expect is that the BJP continued to be greatest, but may not get the dominant position it has had in the past.
some voters are disappointed that Modi has not delivered in line with their election promises. The BJP has, however, behängts with few corruption scandals, compared with the previous government. Even the introduction of Modis public momsreform is seen by many as a positive – but some of the claims that several of the idea remained that India is facing are not addressed, according to Henrik Chetan Aspengren.
India needs to produce one million new jobs every month and it's negative is that Modi has managed to do more for certain groups, despite the fact that he has had such a unique mandate.
Over half of the country's population of 1.25 billion is directly or indirectly dependent on agriculture which, despite it represents a relative small part of GDP. Tens of thousands of farmers have repeatedly gathered outside parliament in the capital city of Delhi, with the requirement that, among other things, increases in the prices of crops, and depreciation of loans, reports the BBC.
After the losses in the delstatsvalen promises the government now to go along with it later, according to government sources as news agency Reuters referring to.
"the Agricultural sector is generally a vulnerable sector at the same time, it is facing huge challenges with climate change, inefficiency and so on," says Henrik Chetan Aspengren.
India during Modi also seen an increase in intolerance towards minorities, according to UI researcher. Around 14 per cent of the population is muslim, and while the Congress party introduced quotas to increase diversity, considers it hindunationalistiska BJP in place to folkmajoriteten of the hindus should be given priority.
– People who before have had the patience with this now thinks that hindunationalismen take too large space.
the Congress party, with roots in the independence movement, dominated long as indian politics. The party has been in power in India for several long periods and most of the party's leaders have belonged to the Nehru–Gandhidynastin – as does the current leader Rahul Gandhi.
In the 2014 election won, however, Indian people's party (BJP) a video: tough reforms ahead, and got the majority in the lower house of parliament. The party has its roots in the hindunationalismen and the government led by prime minister Narendra Modi.
the Electoral system with a majoritarian electoral system in enmansvalketsar can make to the outcome of the election may severe rash in the parliament consisting of the house of commons (people's congress) and the house of lords (comparison, cpi).
the BJP got in the last parliamentary elections, 31 per cent of the votes, while the Congress party was the second largest with just over 19 per cent. Still got the BJP 282 seats in the assembly, while the Congress only got 44 seats.
India comprises of 29 states, which all have their own parliaments and governments.
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