How to answer the UPSC interview question: Should the practice of "dynastic politics" be discouraged in Indian political parties?
Political parties must strive to strike a balance between recognizing the experience that political families bring and ensuring opportunities for talented individuals.
The prevalence of "dynastic politics" in Indian political parties has long been a topic of debate and discussion. Dynastic politics refers to the practice of political leaders from established political families passing down power and positions to their family members, often without regard for merit or democratic principles.
This article examines the arguments surrounding dynastic politics and whether it should be discouraged in Indian political parties.