How did the Congress Party succeed in maintaining its dominance till 1967?
The Congress Party succeeded in maintaining its dominance till 1967 because of the following reasons: i. Their roots of success go back to the legacy of the freedom struggle. ii. They were already a well-organised party, and by the time the other parties could think of a strategy, the Congress had already started its campaign. iii.Many parties were formed only around Independence or thereafter. Thus, the Congress had the first off the blocks advantage. iv.They had an organisational network down to the local level.