The growing role of money and muscle power is a major challenge in India



(i) Since parties are focussed only on winning elections, they tend to use short-cuts to win elections.

(ii) They tend to nominate those candidates who have or can raise lots of money.

(iii) Rich people and companies who give funds to the parties tend to have influence on the policies and decisions of the party.

(iv) In some cases, parties support criminals who can win elections.

(v) Democrats all over the world are worried about the increasing role of rich people and big companies in democratic politics.