Write an essay on ‘Democracy and Poverty’ using the information given in this report but using examples from India.

 There is no gainsaying that poverty has a direct and deep impact on democracy. A Black family earns much lesser than a White family so inequality in their income was clearly visible in their voting pattern. In the President’s election, nearly 9 out of 10 individuals with income over $75000 and above had voted but nearly 5 people out of 10 from families less than $15000 had voted. Not only this, but also the difference in their income also shaped their abilities to influence the decisions taken by the government. Because 95% contribution to the political parties came from rich so, they were in a better position to influence the political parties and through them the government as compared to most of the citizens with lower incomes. As poor participate less in politics, the government does not pay much attention towards them and to their main concerns like education, healthcare, employment, housing problems and poverty etc. The government formed by the different politicians, are more concerned to the business or rich class of the society.

Like USA, in India too, the different political parties pay more attention to the concerns of the rich who contribute most to their funds

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 There is no gainsaying that poverty has a direct and deep impact on democracy. A Black family earns much lesser than a White family so inequality in their income was clearly visible in their voting pattern. In the President’s election, nearly 9 out of 10 individuals with income over $75000 and above had voted but nearly 5 people out of 10 from families less than $15000 had voted. Not only this, but also the difference in their income also shaped their abilities to influence the decisions taken by the government. Because 95% contribution to the political parties came from rich so, they were in a better position to influence the political parties and through them the government as compared to most of the citizens with lower incomes. As poor participate less in politics, the government does not pay much attention towards them and to their main concerns like education, healthcare, employment, housing problems and poverty etc. The government formed by the different politicians, are more concerned to the business or rich class of the society.

Like USA, in India too, the different political parties pay more attention to the concerns of the rich who contribute most to their funds

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Modern democracy is in fact capitalistic-it is a government by the rich. Electioneering is carried out with money. Rich people even purchase votes of the poor.

It cares a fig for the poor. The rich control the media and use it for their own benefit. They contribute liberally to political parties who look after their interests. Influence of the rich over politics is clearly visible in countries like U.S.A., England and India.

In India only rich can contest the election votes of the poor are brought and sold. Poor cannot fight election and get elected. As a result, their interests like getting job health services and education remain unfulfilled. Policies are formed by the government which favour the rich and safeguard their interest.

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Modern democracy is in fact capitalistic-it is a government by the rich. Electioneering is carried out with money. Rich people even purchase votes of the poor.

It cares a fig for the poor. The rich control the media and use it for their own benefit. They contribute liberally to political parties who look after their interests. Influence of the rich over politics is clearly visible in countries like U.S.A., England and India.

In India only rich can contest the election votes of the poor are brought and sold. Poor cannot fight election and get elected. As a result, their interests like getting job health services and education remain unfulfilled. Policies are formed by the government which favour the rich and safeguard their interest.

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There is no gainsaying that poverty has a direct and deep impact on democracy. A Black family earns much lesser than a White family so inequality in their income was clearly visible in their voting pattern. In the Presidents election, nearly 9 out of 10 individuals with income over $75000 and above had voted but nearly 5 people out of 10 from families less than $15000 had voted. Not only this, but also the difference in their income also shaped their abilities to influence the decisions taken by the government. Because 95% contribution to the political parties came from rich so, they were in a better position to influence the political parties and through them the government as compared to most of the citizens with lower incomes. As poor participate less in politics, the government does not pay much attention towards them and to their main concerns like education, healthcare, employment, housing problems and poverty etc. The government formed by the different politicians, are more concerned to the business or rich class of the society.

Like USA, in India too, the different political parties pay more attention to the concerns of the rich who contribute most to their funds

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Write essay on democracy and poverty
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Democracy and poverty have been inextricably linked in India ever since her birth. The political independence of our country had been achieved through the mass participation of the rural poor in the national movement. However, and unfortunately, since then this rural poor mass of the Indian population has seen its influence shrink in national politics. A decade by decade, India has cultivated its resources and added to its national financial wealth, the rich have grown richer, and the poor have grown abysmally poorer. We have the distinction of being the largest democracy in the world, but we are also one of the world’s poorest countries, with gaping economic cleavages within our society. The inequality of income is a concern that gets reflected directly in the operation of the democratic process of our republic. Research has firmly established the fact that though the majority of Indian voters come from the rural Indian hinterland, their influence on their elected representatives and on the whole, on the process of national policymaking is shrinking with each passing year. On the other hand, the richer sections of our society, though they do not necessarily vote or have any discernible concern for their civic responsibilities, exercise leverage on the policymaking in this country grossly disproportionate to their actual size in the population. Moreover, the culture of corporate funding of political parties has fast spawned its offspring in the realms of the government establishment. It has made political parties and their leaders less dependent on their actual electorate and has allowed them to ignore the real concerns of the public like agrarian reforms, fine-tuning of the Public Distribution System, agricultural subsidies, and educational reforms. To encapsulate, as we take pride in us being the largest democracy in the world, it is also necessary to recognise and act on the fact that the phenomenon of gross economic inequalities is putting a major limitation on its workability.
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