Our Pasts - 3 (History)
How, When and Where
From Trade to Territory - the Company Establishes Power
Ruling the Countryside
Tribals, Dikus and the Vision of a Golden Age
When People Rebel - 1857 and After
Colonialism and the City - the Story of an Imperial Capital
Weavers, Iron Smelters and Factory Owners
Civilising the "Native", Educating the Nation
Women, Caste and Reform
The Changing World of Visual Arts
The Making of the National Movement: 1870s - 1947
India After Independence
Resources and Development (Geography)
Land, Soil, Water, Natural Vegetation and Wildlife Resources
Mineral and Power Resources
Social and Political Life - 3
The Indian Constitution
Why Do We Need a Parliament?
Understanding Our Criminal Justice System
Law and Social Justice
In this 2004 map of Parliamentary constituencies alongside, roughly identify the constituencies in your State. What is the name of the MP from your constituency? How many MPs does your state have? Why are certain constituencies coloured green while others are coloured blue?
You have read in Chapter 1 that the ‘Parliamentary form of government’ that exists in India has three tiers. This includes the parliament (central government) and the various State Legislatures (state governments). Fill in the following table with information on the various representatives from your area:
Which political party/parties is/are currently in power?
Who (name) is the current representative from your area?
Which political parties currently form the opposition?
When were elections last held?
When will the next elections be hled?
How many women representatives are there (from your state)?