Tamilnadu politics and Political parties
Tamilnadu is one of the state in India and it has eleventh place in geographical area and seventh place in the population strength in India. It is also lies in the southernmost part of our Country. The State has many political parties. The Principal political parties in Tamilnadu are known as Diravida Munetra Kalakam DMK and All India Anna Diravida Munetra Kalakam AIADMK. Apart from these parties, Some other political parties like Pataly Makkal Katch(PMK),MDMK party Bharathiya Janatha Party(BJP, Indian National Congress(INC), DMDK and etc.
The political parties DMK and AIADMK are becoming the only ruling parties in Tamilnadu in the history of Tamilnadu political by making alliance with other parties. Check for Tamilnadu election results 2011 here. The above said two parties have ruled in Tamilnadu in different terms. Each and every time of Elections, These parties gives many and more promises to the people to get their votes. But, in the recent elections, these parties have attracted the people by introducing the new techniques are known as Cover culture and freebies scheme.
Promised freebies culture in Tamilnadu elections and its impact
The political parties in Tamilnadu introduces promised freebies(free schemes) schemes in Tamilnadu elections during the election time to get the votes which gives Grinders, mixie, fans, laptops, rices, bus passes, colour Televisions, gold coins, marriage assistances, houses, cattles and goats, lands, school uniforms, bicycles to the people and the list goes on. This kind of freebies scheme makes expectations of people to get something free if it is the time of election. This culture also make people as lazy by using the items in free schemes. The Government also spends more money from the total income to meet these free scheme expenses. This also makes a great impact in the Budget and every year the government prepares the budget with insufficient of money for the new budget. The government could not implement many good and new welfare schemes to the people due to this unnecessary expenses for the free schemes which are announced by the political parties during the election time. So, in future, the political parties should think about it and try to avoid this kind of scheme for the welfare of the State.
Cover culture in Tamilnadu elections and its impact
The political parties recently starts a new technique to get the votes from the people is called as cover culture in Tamilnadu elections. The cover culture states that giving cash(wrapped in a cover) to the voters to get their votes. The political parties releases all their black money(money earned in wrong way) during this period. This way of giving money for vote to people again makes the people as too lazy. This kind of cover culture also creates many problems and allow the peoples to do some criminal activities. The political parties transforms and distributes the money in multi crores during the time of elections.
Prevention of cover culture and free schemes in Tamilnadu elections
The Election Commission of India are taking many steps to prevent this cultures during the election time. But, some more actions and laws should be implemented to prevent these activities during the election times in Tamilnadu. The Election commission should give some severe punishment like not to allow the political parties to participate in the election those which party is involved in the above said activities.