Political dynasty biggest enemy of democracy: PM Modi?
Political dynasty is a system that allows a family's influence to dominate politics in a region. In India, this is seen in many states where family members succeed each other in electoral power. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been vocal about his opposition to political dynasties, claiming them to be the biggest enemy of democracy. He believes the system curtails the emergence of new leaders and causes stagnation in the political landscape. He has called for a society that is based on meritocracy, rather than favouritism, and has tried to promote people from humble backgrounds as a part of his efforts to reduce the prevalence of political dynasties in India.read more